7 healthcare takeaways from Senate Democrats’ newly passed $739B landmark bill — HENRY KOTULA

https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/finance/7-healthcare-takeaways-from-senate-democrats-newly-passed-739b-landmark-bill.html?utm_medium=email&utm_content=newsletter With a 51-50 vote, Senate Democrats passed a sweeping $739 billion bill Aug. 7 that furthers some of the largest changes to healthcare in years. Titled the Inflation Reduction Act, the bill touches energy, tax reform and healthcare. The House is expected to take it up Aug. 12, with Democrats aiming to approve it […] … Continue reading 7 healthcare takeaways from Senate Democrats’ newly passed $739B landmark bill — HENRY KOTULA

Is Nursing Home Reform Part of Healthcare Reform?

The short answer is, Yes. Let’s drill down in more detail, and look at the National Academies’ new report on The National Imperative to Improve Nursing Home Quality. Some First Questions We can, first, ask the same questions about nursing home care as about healthcare in general. Is nursing home care a right or a … Continue reading Is Nursing Home Reform Part of Healthcare Reform?

Fixing U.S. Healthcare – Annual Summary & Review 2021

Fixing U.S. Healthcare blog each year posts an annual review. This blog’s year can be summarized in two sentences: Along with many other writers, this blog has recognized that President Biden’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic is a test – of deliberate governing versus laissez-faire, of Big Government versus anti-institutionalism, of individualist freedom versus shared … Continue reading Fixing U.S. Healthcare – Annual Summary & Review 2021

Our Proposal for Healthcare Reform

In May 2021, fellow blogsite Academic Masters laid out a challenge to develop a proposal for healthcare reform. Although Academic Masters typically produces its own specified essays such as this for a fee, Fixing U.S. Healthcare would like to respond to the challenge gratis! Scenario The United States continues to experience challenges with respect to … Continue reading Our Proposal for Healthcare Reform

Healthcare Reform: We Need Empathy, Not Just Ideas and Idealism

“Then a journeying Samaritan came to wounded man and, having seen, ἐσπλαγχνίσθη” – literally was moved in his guts, esplagchnisthe. (This is my translation, with the help of cross-textual resource.) We know the rest of the story. The Good Samaritan took action to mobilize healthcare for the wounded man. What will move us in our … Continue reading Healthcare Reform: We Need Empathy, Not Just Ideas and Idealism