Commentary

President Obama made news last week by returning to the White House for the first time since he left office. The reason for his visit? A policy announcement by the current president about the former president's eponymous healthcare law. The Biden administration wants to fix the so-called "family...

In the last three months, state legislators have introduced more than 70 bills that would modify "scope-of-practice" laws—regulations that set limits on the care physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other qualified professionals can provide to patients. It's no wonder why. Many state lawmakers understood the benefits of temporarily relaxing these...

About 10,000 Americans turn 65 each day. Many may soon leave the workforce and claim the Medicare benefits they believe they’re entitled to after paying Medicare taxes for decades in the workforce. But they may be in for a rude awakening. Even after paying tens or hundreds...

Nearly 84 million Americans live in “primary-care health professional shortage areas” — places that don’t have enough primary-care physicians to meet patient need. That includes over 7.8 million patients living here in California. Even in the face of this shortage, only 25 states grant the right...

On Thursday, officials at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced that Medicare will limit coverage of Aduhelm, the first promising treatment for Alzheimer's in years, to patients participating in clinical trials. This precedent is devastating. By curtailing broad access to an FDA-approved medicine, Medicare...

There’s nothing ‘moderate’ about the suffering that will result from the supposed ‘middle ground’ between the status quo and a single-payer system. California officials have recently fined L.A. Care, America’s largest publicly operated health-insurance program, $55 million for letting poor Angelenos suffer and die as they...