Young A.M.A. physician, Nikan Khatibi DO Readers of Fixing U.S. Healthcare blog may be interested in this recent post by a fellow healthcare blogger, Henry Kotula. He writes: https://mailchi.mp/7788648545f0/the-weekly-gist-february-25-2022?e=d1e747d2d8 A recent New Yorker article details the history of the American Medical Association’s (AMA) opposition to single-payer healthcare, and the grassroots movement that nearly changed its position in … Continue reading As America’s physician demographics shift, so do doctors’ priorities — HENRY KOTULA
The Democratic presidential primary might feel like a lifetime ago, but one important storyline in that race was health care — specifically single-payer health care, or the policy that the government should offer universal health insurance to everyone in the country. The nomination of now-President Biden, who opposed single-payer health care during the primary, has put single-payer health […]More … Continue reading More States Are Proposing Single-Payer Health Care. Why Aren’t They Succeeding? — HENRY KOTULA
“Follow the money,” was the advice of Deep Throat to the Watergate journalists. But now, new Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan says that’s not enough when analyzing monopolies in both healthcare and rest of the economy. Follow the algorithms and follow the power, too, not just the money. We all know how monopolies harm … Continue reading Can the F.T.C. Spur Healthcare Reform?