Commentary

One of the most effective policy responses to COVID-19 thus far has not been a new government program or infusion of federal funding. Rather, it's been the deliberate effort by the Trump administration to pare back regulations impeding access to health care. That work must continue...

House Democrats are looking to funnel billions of dollars into state Medicaid programs through the HEROES Act, which narrowly passed the lower chamber in mid-May. The $45 billion they're promising may sound like a godsend to states staring at huge budget deficits in the wake of the recession caused by the...

By Henry I. Miller, M.S., M.D. and Andrew I. Fillat ‘Metadata” might sound like something that “Star Trek‘s” Spock would oversee, but it is real and increasingly familiar, as the result of stories about wiretaps and security. The easiest-to-understand example of it is information about the time,...

By Henry I. Miller and Andrew Fillat Every day seems to bring some new, unexpected, unpleasant revelation about the SARS-CoV-2 and the illness it causes, COVID-19. The infection has a long, often asymptomatic incubation period, high transmissibility, the ability to infect many human tissues, and, frequently, rapid...