In a new Independence Institute working paper on the use and misuse of the False Claims Act (FCA), attorneys Mark W. Pearlstein and Laura McLane explain how an 1863 statute written to expose and punish Civil War contractors who billed for gunpowder and supplied kegs full of sawdust raises costs and threatens access to medical care.
Repealing ObamaCare would produce better outcomes for patients, those who care for them, and those who pay their bills.
There are many ways to provide medical care for people with pre-existing conditions. Real world experience shows that some work better than others.
The people who crafted the Republican ObamaCare reform bill seem to want to help. They promise other reforms will be coming. Trust us, they say, we’re from the (new) government, and we’re here to help.
Recently published on Health Affairs, Dr. John Goodman reviews Steven Brill’s latest book, America’s Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, And The Fight To Fix Our Broken Healthcare System.