Posted in Asia China communism coronavirus Economy G20 health Health Care Marsha Blackburn medicine pharmaceuticals Wuhan Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping: China to Expand Pharmaceutical Monopoly, Keep ‘Unfettered Flow of Trade’

Chinese dictator Xi Jinping told fellow G20 leaders in a teleconferenced speech on Thursday that China intends to increase its manufacturing of pharmaceuticals and medical…

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Posted in coronavirus death disabilities discrimination ethics euthanasia Health Care intensive care medical ethics pandemic physician-assisted suicide public health rationoing shortages special needs suicide triage

As Coronavirus Hits Hospitals, The Ugly Specter Of Euthanasia Raises Its Head

MSN News recently reported that U.S. hospitals are discussing ‘do not resuscitate’ orders for coronavirus patients, ‘regardless of the wishes of the patient or their…

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Posted in Andrew Cuomo coronavirus Covid-19 end of life Health Care Health Care costs health costs health policy Medicaid New York New York City public health rationing

Democrats Justify Unlimited Coronavirus Spending While Rationing Care Under Medicaid

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is flat wrong. Entities in both the United States and elsewhere—including within his own government—regularly put a dollar figure on human life.

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Posted in China coronavirus Covid-19 Depression Economics Economy Health Care pandemic public health repression shutdown Wuhan flu Wuhan virus

There Is No Way Of Getting Out Of The Coronavirus Crisis Without Pain

Keeping the economy humming along like normal was never an option. Even without government intervention, much of our society would eventually shut down on its…

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Posted in coronavirus doctors Facebook FaceTime Health Care HHS HIPAA OCR Roger Severino Social Media Telehealth

HHS Waives Potential Privacy Penalties Over Telehealth During Wuhan Virus Pandemic

HHS announced Tuesday that it would be waiving penalties for potential violations under HIPAA to better enable providers to offer telehealth services.

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Posted in bailouts coronavirus Covid-19 Entitlements Health Care health entitlements health policy health welfare Medicaid Wuhan flu

Don’t Let Coronavirus Stampede Just Bail Out A Messed-Up Medicaid Program

Judging from her initial bid in the ‘stimulus’ wars, Nancy Pelosi has taken Rahm Emanuel’s advice never to let a serious crisis go to waste.

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Posted in Deb Fischer Frank Pallone Health Care Industrial Mask New York Post Surgical Mask

House Democrats Are Causing Mask Shortage In Wake Of Wuhan Virus Pandemic

House Democrats stripped language from the emergency-response supplemental package that would have extended the PREP Act’s protections to industrial masks

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Posted in Health Care health policy hospitals Medicaid

Hospitals Attempt To Defend Questionable Government Accounting Scams

Why should taxpayers continue to fund states’ accounting scams designed to bilk Washington out of additional Medicaid matching funds?

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Posted in Affordable Care Act Barack Obama Health Care health policy Michael Bloomberg New York City Obamacare rationing

Michael Bloomberg Was Against Obamacare Before He Was For It

Now that Bloomberg is running for the Democratic nomination, he’s come around to supporting Obamacare. But he used to admit it was garbage.

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Posted in Bernie Sanders Health Care health policy Medicare Medicare for all Pete Buttigieg Price Controls socialism

Why Pete Buttigieg’s Health Care Plan Might Be Crazier Than Bernie’s

Buttigieg’s health plan advocates a policy—government price controls on the entire health-care sector—even more far-reaching than Bernie Sanders’s socialist approach.

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Posted in Bernie Sanders HBO Health Care health policy John Oliver Last Week Tonight Medicare for all single payer healthcare Single-Payer socialized medicine

What John Oliver Didn’t Mention About Single-Payer Health Care

While John Oliver articulated many of the shortcomings of the current system, much of his arguments in favor of a single-payer system missed the mark.

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Posted in Bernie Sanders coronavirus epidemiology Health Care health policy Medicare for all pandemics public health Single-Payer socialism socialized medicine

How Single Payer Would Make Disease Outbreaks Like The Coronavirus Worse

The coronavirus outbreak provides a compelling argument against Bernie Sanders’ so-called ‘Medicare for All’ program, which would accelerate infectious disease outbreaks.

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Posted in adoption child abuse Child Protective Services children doctors Due Process health Health Care hospitals Law parenting Wisconsin

Doctors Scared To Bring Their Kids To Hospitals After Wisconsin Baby Snatch

After this parent’s honest mistake and the hospital’s suspicion of child abuse, a lack of due process led to John Cox’s arrest and Child Protective…

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Posted in Elizabeth Bruenig Health Care health costs health insurance insurance portability Medicaid for All Pre-existing conditions socialized medicine

No, $400 In Routine Kid Health Costs Is Not A Reason To Socialize Medicine

Making health coverage portable would allow individuals to take their insurance from job to job. This change would eliminate the friction people like Elizabeth Bruenig…

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Posted in death end of life euthanasia Health Care medical crises medical ethics medicine pro-life terminal illness Texas Tinslee Lewis

Pro-Life Doesn’t Mean Artificially Keeping Tinslee Lewis Alive Forever

Cases like Tinslee’s are not easy for anybody. Medical interventions are prolonging her death and causing her further pain and suffering without the hope of…

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