Tag Archives: ACA

Please! Pharma needs to weigh in now on new healthcare

Here’s what will happen if the American Health Care Act becomes law.  Tens of millions of Americans will lose health coverage and tens of thousands of people will die every year who otherwise would have lived.  It’s time for the voices that have been silent to yell and stop this insanity before it’s too late. Continue reading

Broken moral compass within healthcare

While President Trump promised “insurance for everybody,” the C.B.O. projects that if the Republican plan took effect today, 14 million more people would be uninsured next year, and by 2026, the number of uninsured would be about double what it is today.  It’s a shame that in a country as great as ours we can’t find a way to ensure equal healthcare for everyone. Continue reading

Why can’t we fix “the affordable care act”

imgres“It’s better than nothing at all”.  That seems to be the consensus of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  The ACA is far from perfect but if we believe as a nation and people that everyone is entitled to health care and that nobody should be denied coverage or dropped because of a health condition than we should take the current bill and make it better.  It would involve a lot of hard work but it can and should be improved.  Here are my recommendations.. Continue reading