Yglesias: At least think about letting the market work for kidneys, plasma, voluntary vaccine experimentation and even surrogate motherhood.
One fourth of Medicare hospital patients experienced an adverse event in 2018.
HHS has eliminated all public contact information for its staff.
An estimated $350 million in undisclosed royalties were paid to the National Institutes of Health and hundreds of its scientists, including Francis Collins and Anthony Fauci.
Demand for travel nurses plunges.
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NEWSMAX 5/13 Sally Pipes: “Any Republican plan should build on market-oriented health care successes from the past, [starting] with Health Savings Accounts. These accounts enable patients to set aside money tax-free, which they can then use to cover out-of-pocket health care costs. The money in the accounts grows tax–free as well. So they can help people build a nest egg — or a safety net — to cover future health costs
HSAs epitomize the kind of personal freedom voters are clamoring for, as they put patients in charge of their health care dollars. By empowering patients to shop around for care, they can help inject some competition into the health care market — and ultimately drive down prices and improve the quality of care.
Voters want candidates who have ideas and plans for healthcare. HSAs and MSAs help individuals become self-reliant and welfare free.