The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has never been an agency to empower consumers. Not only does the FDA regulate and approve drugs, but the agency also regulates medical devices and at-home medical tests. Tests you can administer at home on yourself are a form of personalized medicine. The FDA has a troubled history of…
Although the legislation allows states to begin eligibility redeterminations for Medicaid to reduce the nearly 20 million ineligible enrollees, it also makes it easier for many enrollees to keep Medicaid, creates a Medicaid slush fund, and unjustifiably funnels more taxpayer money to U.S. territories through Medicaid.
- Study: Up to 31.6 percent of Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payments (intended to support hospitals that serve low-income patients) have gone to hospitals that do not care for very many low-income patients.
- “Tripledemic” news stories are just hype.
- California medical school admits it experimented on prisoners in the 1960s and 1970s.
- Hospital donors get VIP treatment and jump the queue when they need medical care. (NYT) Is anyone surprised by this? Is there anything wrong with it?