Commentary

While many California school districts have floundered during the COVID-19 pandemic, Democrats in the California Legislature are taking aim again at charter schools, which are among the few remaining school-choice options available for parents dissatisfied with the regular public schools. AB 1316, authored by Assembly education...

This week, lawmakers in the House and Senate introduced bills that could preserve access to telehealth for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries beyond the pandemic. The House measure would allow Medicare beneficiaries to continue receiving "audio-only" remote care — that is, by phone. The Senate bill would direct the...

President Joe Biden's ambitious proposals to reduce Medicare's eligibility age to 60 may not be the gift to older Americans that its supporters believe it to be. That's the core finding of a new analysis from Avalere, a consultancy. The report concluded that lower-income adults would likely have...

Executives at many large corporations want the government to take on a greater role providing health coverage and controlling costs, according to a new Kaiser Family Foundation survey. That seems to indicate big business is sympathetic to the core of the Democrats' healthcare agenda, including the idea...

Last year was the first year in which physicians working in private practice accounted for fewer than half of all practicing doctors, according to a new new report from the American Medical Association. Many of these formerly independent doctors went to work for big healthcare systems. That finding...