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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
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
By now it is old news that the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Obama Administration in the King v. Burwell case. At issue was the lawfulness of federal tax subsidies for individuals enrolled in federal, rather than … Continue reading