Tag Archives: Obamacare

A History of #HealthReform

Kurt A. Yaeger, MD (left) Neurosurgical Resident, Mt. Sinai Hospital New York, NY Clemens M. Schirmer, MD, PhD, FAANS, FAHA (right) Vice-Chair, AANS/CNS Communications and Public Relations Committee Geisinger Health System Wilkes Barre, PA In March and April, Neurosurgery Blog … Continue reading

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The ACA’s Seven Year Itch: Repeal, Replace or Repair?

Guest Post from Deborah L. Benzil, MD, FACS, FAANS (left) Vice President, AANS Chair, AANS/CNS Communications and Public Relations Committee Mount Kismo Medical Group Columbia University Medical Center Mt Kisco, New York Clemens M. Schirmer, MD, PhD, FAANS, FAHA (right) … Continue reading

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Neurosurgery and 600 Other Groups Urge Congress to Repeal IPAB

Today’s post originally appeared on the Protect My Doctor and Me website. It addresses a key element of the Affordable Care Act — the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) — which is a board of 15 unelected and largely unaccountable … Continue reading

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