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Opening Medicare to Americans aged 50 to 64 would cut their insurance costs, RAND finds

Opening Medicare to Americans aged 50 to 64 would lower healthcare premiums for the group, but also drive up costs for younger people who buy health insurance on exchanges created under the Affordable Care Act, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Under most scenarios examined, the premium to buy into Medicare would be about… Read More »

EHR vendors say ONC proposed rules are too broad, would stifle innovation

The HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association has not yet formally submitted its comments on the proposed interoperability rules to the Office of National Coordinator for Health IT. But this week, the association posted on its blog that, while it supports the rules’ goals for patient access, it has deep concerns that the “tremendously broad reach… Read More »

Daily on Healthcare: Yes, ‘Medicare for all’ would do away with private healthcare plans

Be more of an insider. Get the Washington Examiner Magazine, Digital Edition now. SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving Washington Examiner’s Daily on Healthcare newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-healthcare/ Yes, ‘Medicare for all’ would do away with private healthcare plans. When President Trump declared in a USA Today op-ed that the Democrats’ “Medicare for… Read More »

Would a Placebo Work For You?

We’ve all heard anecdotes about how someone was given a placebo and the power of suggestion was enough to cure their ailment. There is a lot we do not yet understand about the influence our minds have on our bodies, but we do know that there are many instances in which placebos help just as… Read More »