PPACA Raises Barriers to State Single Payer Efforts – The Amazing Maze of US Health Care

Last week’s post highlighted encouraging initiatives in several states to implement a single payer system within a single state. This was always a daunting challenge even before health reform. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has raised the bar even higher. ERISA and its preemption Before PPACA a legal hurdle called the ERISA...

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What I’m doing tomorrow by Frank S. Joseph

Watching TV. All day. Well, six hours anyway. I wouldn’t miss tomorrow’s health care political extravaganza. I’m planning to crack open a brewski and a bag of Cheet-Os, and splay out in front of the boob tube for the full six excruciating hours. C-Span on steroids. What’s wrong with me? Don’t I know health...

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