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Google Is Working On Secret Project To Collect Personal Health Data On Millions Of Americans: Report

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Google is reportedly partnering with Ascension, the second-largest health care system in the U.S., to collect health data on millions of Americans, according to people familiar with the matter. The partnership with Ascension to collect health data is part of a secret project by the tech giant called “Project Nightingale,” The Wall Street Journal reported citing those familiar with the ...

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Surgeon Who’s Advised White House Explains How To Get A Better Deal On Health Care In Latest Book

Surgeon and author Dr. Marty Makary addresses the health care system’s brokenness and offers a hopeful take on how it can be solved in his upcoming book “The Price We Pay.” Makary is a health policy expert at Johns Hopkins University who published The New York Times bestseller “Unaccountable: What Hospitals Won’t Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health ...

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Joe Biden Rolls Out Health Plan In Stark Contrast To Medicare For All

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign dropped his health care plan Monday, and the proposal would build on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) rather than attempt to dismantle it as some of his rivals envision. “I understand the appeal of Medicare for all, but folks supporting it should be clear that it means getting rid of ...

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Trump’s Healthcare Transparency Round 2

President Trump’s second go–round with healthcare pricing marks the first time I can recall a consistent effort on his part to achieve a goal in the face of opposition. Something sadly lacking in the immigration fight. January was his first attempt. The Department of Health and Human Services required hospitals to begin posting ‘Chargemaster’ rates for medical procedures on their ...

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Sen. Mike Braun’s Backwards Healthcare Reform

Two years too late a senator has finally taken a tentative step toward increasing competition in the healthcare market, lowering insurance costs and removing the dead hand of Obamacare from the nation’s throat. It’s partial implementation of a plan I’ve advocated, but it repeats my mistake and unfortunately adds a new one. It’s unfair to blame Sen. Mike Braun (R–IN) ...

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Trump Reveals Timeline For Up-In-The-Air GOP Health Care Plan

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President Donald Trump put a timeline on his call for Republicans to develop a comprehensive alternative to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Twitter Monday night. “Everybody agrees that ObamaCare doesn’t work. Premiums [and] deductibles are far too high — Really bad HealthCare! Even the Dems want to replace it, but with Medicare for all, which would cause 180 million ...

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Republicans React To Push For Medicare-For-All By House Democrats: They’re ‘Totally Dishonest With The American People’

Republican lawmakers painted Medicare-for-all as a socialist nightmare after Democratic Reps. Pramila Jayapal of Washington and Debbie Dingell of Michigan unveiled their bill to place virtually all health care payment in the government’s hands Wednesday. “If I have a beef with the Medicare-for-all, they’re being totally dishonest with the American people,” Republican Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy told reporters at a ...

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Kamala Harris Advocates Wiping Out The Private Insurance Market: ‘Let’s Eliminate All Of That. Let’s Move On’

Democratic California Sen. Kamala Harris stated on Monday that she feels “very strongly” about fully embracing the single payer health insurance system which would overhaul the entire American health care market. “We need to have Medicare for all,” Harris responded during a CNN Town Hall with Jake Tapper. WATCH: Referring to the current system as “cruel” and “inhumane,” Harris argued ...

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Hospitals Guard Prices Like the CIA Guards Secrets

Way back in 2017, before we were on the Road to Nuremberg With Donald Trump, the Washington Post was outraged that hospitals were trying to make a profit. Like most stories involving reporters, economics and healthcare it was both wildly inaccurate and agenda–driven. Adam Zyglis The Buffalo News NY The story’s one useful service was it introduced the public to ...

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Small Businesses Make Final Push For Health Insurance Tax Reprieve Before Lame Duck Congress Ends

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Business advocates are making a final push to the lame duck Congress to delay a tax on health insurance providers that will hurt small businesses, the president and CEO of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council told The Daily Caller News Foundation. The health insurance tax included in the Affordable Care Act has been delayed from going into effect until ...

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Ocasio-Cortez Likens Private Health Insurance To ‘Death Panels’

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez compared the private health insurance market to “death panels” during a back-and-forth exchange on Twitter Sunday. “Actually, we have for-profit ‘death panels’ now: they are companies + boards saying you’re on your own bc they won’t cover a critical procedure or medicine,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted to the president of a conservative think-tank. “Maybe if the GOP stopped hiding behind ...

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President Trump: ‘Medicare for All is a Total Lie’

The White House published a video Tuesday in which President Donald Trump told the truth about Democrats’ empty promises on health care. “Medicare for all is a total lie,” Trump said. “The Democrats are pushing a total takeover of healthcare.” “It will be the worst thing that’s ever happened to you and your family,” he added. The new ‘Medicare for ...

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What’s Wrong with Government-Run Healthcare?

If you get sick or suffer a serious injury, you not only want medical care, you want quality medical care. What’s the best way to get it? Through a government-run program like Medicare for All or through our current free market system? Stanford policy expert Lanhee Chen has the answer in this video from Prager University. Transcript It’s very easy ...

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