Commentary

Two months, one week, and five days. That's how much time has passed since Pfizer and BioNTech filed for approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for their Covid-19 vaccine. The agency has not hinted when that decision might be coming. Moderna formally asked the FDA for approval...

Millions of people have canceled doctor’s appointments and postponed elective surgeries over the past 18 months. But now that the pandemic has largely subsided, many patients feel it’s once again safe to seek care. A Gallup poll conducted in May found that nearly 17% of Americans...

The Biden administration just announced a set of new proposals aimed at expanding access to coverage through Obamacare's health insurance exchanges. The actual effects of these reforms will be inconsequential at best -- and at worst, harmful. The main problem with the online marketplaces is that the...

More than 150 House Democrats are pushing President Joe Biden to lower Medicare's eligibility age as part of his American Families Plan. It was one of Biden’s campaign promises. They want to allow all Americans age 60 and older to sign up for the program — a...

Last week, House Democrats introduced legislation that would add dental, vision, and hearing benefits to Medicare. Lawmakers want to include the measure in a massive, multitrillion-dollar budget reconciliation package later this year. Increasing benefits for today's Medicare beneficiaries could eliminate them for tomorrow's. Medicare can barely afford to...

The 2020-21 school year has ended with failures across the education landscape. In the face of this education catastrophe, President Joe Biden earns a disappointing "D" on his end-of-semester report card. From still-not-fully-reopened schools to inadequate school-district distance learning efforts to huge student learning losses to...

Physicians are losing their independence, according to a new report from the consulting firm Avalere and the Physician Advocacy Institute. Almost 70% of American doctors are now employed by a hospital, a health system, or some other corporate entity, like a private equity firm or insurer....

Progressives in Congress are laying the groundwork to expand Medicare by the slimmest of margins later this year. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., the head of the Senate Budget Committee, is teeing up a $6 trillion legislative package that would, among other things, lower the age at...