Galen Senior Fellow Brian Blase offers recommendations for Congress on health reform, detailing four priorities Congress should enact and two prominent proposals to avoid. Here is a quick overview of his latest piece in Forbes, “What Congress Should and Should Not Do on Health Care.” Congress should: codify the Trump administration’s price transparency rulesprohibit balance … [Read more...] about A Health Agenda for Congress—Brian Blase in Forbes
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Grace-Marie frequently contributes articles to Forbes.com as an expert in Healthcare Policy.
The Trump Administration’s rule expanding health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs), specifically allowing employers to reimburse employee’s individual market premiums under certain conditions, is a significant step to empower American families with greater choice and control of their health insurance. These individual coverage HRAs (ICHRAs) are already being used by hundreds of employers … [Read more...] about Trump Administration Needs To Take Action To Maximize HRA Rule Potential
America has been a tinderbox after months of confinement, joblessness, and economic ruin. Last week people broke out of their homes to peacefully protest the brutal death of George Floyd, but rioters are taking advantage of the demonstrations to destroy cities across the country.Now governors and mayors are threatening to continue the shutdowns and extend curfews … [Read more...] about Continuing The Lockdowns Will Only Fuel The Fires
Read the full article in Forbes | More than 600 of the nation’s physicians sent a letter to President Trump this week calling the coronavirus shutdowns a “mass casualty incident” with “exponentially growing negative health consequences” to millions of non COVID patients. “The downstream health effects...are being massively under-estimated and under-reported. This is an order … [Read more...] about 600 Physicians Say Lockdowns Are A ‘Mass Casualty Incident’
The federal government has made huge progress in lowering regulatory barriers in order to accelerate access to health care during the coronavirus crisis, including allowing patients to talk with their doctors by telemedicine visits. But one group of particularly vulnerable patients has been left out: Medicare beneficiaries needing access to infused or injected drugs that generally must be … [Read more...] about Crucial access to injected and infused medications needed for Medicare patients