AAF study of the effects of Medicare’s coming drug price negotiations: fewer than 6 million beneficiaries – less than 10% of enrollees – will benefit at all and for those with any saving 69% of will save less than $300.
Given Trump and Biden executive orders promoting the idea, why is it taking so long to allow states to import drugs from Canada?
Health Affairs authors: giving insulin to patients for free is cost effective. So why don’t insurers – including Medicare Part D insurers – do that? I explained that months ago.
How health care was rationed during the pandemic: Mississippi case study.
Left-of-center Tax Policy Center: people earning less than $400,000 will pay more taxes under the new Biden budget proposal. A lot more taxes!
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The assertion that people under $400,000 would pay more taxes is not borne out by the Tax Policy Center. I appreciate that their analysis was posted here and I read it twice.
The TPC states clearly that direct taxes on people under $400,000 are not going up. However, the TPC believes that incomes will fall due to the indirect effects of increases in the corporate income tax.
Maybe this is true, maybe not. Vast numbers of middle income employees work for firms that do not pay corporate income tax. Either they are non-profits or sub-S corporations, or they work for firms that lose money. The whole issue is more subtle than this post would suggest.