hospitals

The Hospital Crisis of Our Making

Rich Lowry, National Review

It’s not clear how much of the reduced traffic in the hospitals has been the result of people changing their behavior on their own based on fear of the virus, and how much has been the result of state edicts. But it’s certainly true that the prohibitions on elective surgeries — more than 30 governors had issued some version of them as of late April — were too clumsy and sweeping, and not geographically selective enough. Governors in some states are now loosening them up, and it’s time for other governors around the country to follow suit, except in true hot spots. In retrospect, the bans fail the cardinal rule of health care: First, do no harm.

Pennsylvania Repubs. Are Failing Us

David Williams, Human Events

In Pennsylvania, two Repub. legislators, State Senator Randy Vulakovich and Rep. Jim Christiana, are taking steps to undermine the free-market principles that the Taxpayers Protection Alliance supports. Their bill forces two independent and private entities that offer healthcare and health insurance into a contract. 

OCare Foul-Ups=Chaos at Hospitals

John Hayward, Human Events

It’s chaos in the hospitals, as the disastrous system Obama inflicted on America leaves medical staff uncertain whether patients have valid insurance.

Are You an ObamaCare Sucker?

Those who rushed around to get signed-up for ObamaCare before the deadline are suckers because the deadlines in the "settled law of the land" exist only in Obama"s head, but even those who got signed-up and are getting a subsidy are being played, they just haven't yet felt the sting.