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Editorial: Good jobs with benefits are the next healthcare reform

Editorial: Good jobs with benefits are the next healthcare reform

One political party is touting skimpy health plans and Medicaid work requirements. In their view, affordable health insurance is a gift to the poor, not a right. My experience suggests it is a gift—to employers that offer substandard wages and no benefits.

Editorial: Is the era of healthcare cost control ending?

Editorial: Is the era of healthcare cost control ending?

It's too early to say the era of cost control, which stretched roughly from 2010 to 2016, is over. But as the latest CMS cost projections suggest, the U.S. appears headed into another period when healthcare spending routinely exceeds the economy's overall rate of growth.

Editorial: The next healthcare reform agenda

Editorial: The next healthcare reform agenda

Until we build a bipartisan consensus that access means everyone in our society has the right to obtain high-quality healthcare at an affordable price, we will never move beyond the sterile "repeal and replace" debate.

Editorial: All harm, no help in 340B cuts

Editorial: All harm, no help in 340B cuts

Now that a U.S. District Court has postponed the hospital industry's legal challenge to cutbacks in the 340B drug discount program, it falls to Congress to reverse the Trump administration's egregious new rules.

Editorial: An alcohol-free toast to 2018

Editorial: An alcohol-free toast to 2018

'Tis the season of miracles. A year that began with lumps of coal for the healthcare industry ends with Christmas presents wrapped in ribbons of cautious optimism.

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