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One Day Last Month

My father is 94. Although  deaf and partially blind, his overall health has been good. For the past four years, he has lived at home receiving help from paid caregivers, until one day last month. Dad had a very bad urinary tract infection that … Continue reading

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Cut Medicare? Cut Medicaid? Why?

In the 1980s, I worked for a health economist named Carl Schramm. His mantra was that the real problem was health care costs, not the cost of insurance. This message landed him a great job with the health insurance industry … Continue reading

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