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Biden and Trump have wildly different visions for healthcare in America

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Here are the most important elements of each presidential candidate’s plans for healthcare coverage, COVID-19, and the opioid crisis.

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Biden and Trump have wildly different visions for healthcare in America

Biden and Trump have wildly different visions for healthcare in America

Here are the most important elements of each presidential candidate’s plans for healthcare coverage, COVID-19, and the opioid crisis.

Think ‘Medicare For All’ is the only Democratic health plan? Think again

Think ‘Medicare For All’ is the only Democratic health plan? Think again

With less than four months to go before the Feb. 3 Iowa caucuses, proposals on issues like the opioid epidemic have attracted less attention.

In Wednesday's second Democratic debate, 7 of 10 candidates support Medicare for All

In Wednesday's second Democratic debate, 7 of 10 candidates support Medicare for All

Expanding coverage, lowering healthcare costs, central to Democratic agenda.

BidenCare Revisited: Let's take another look at what Uncle Joe has in mind for healthcare!

BidenCare Revisited: Let's take another look at what Uncle Joe has in mind for healthcare!

It's been a solid year since Joe Biden rolled out his own official healthcare policy proposal. I did a fairly in-depth writeup on it last summer, but it's the understatement of the year to ...

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“When we passed the Affordable Care Act, I told President Obama it was a big deal – or something to that effect.” — Joe Biden in Dubuque, Iowa, April 30, 2019 SHARE ON FACEBOOK → SHARE ON ...

Think ‘Medicare For All’ Is The Only Democratic Health Plan? Think Again

Think ‘Medicare For All’ Is The Only Democratic Health Plan? Think Again

The Democratic presidential candidates have hit hard on health care, but generally the debates have centered on what kind of system candidates propose. The candidates’ ideas on many other ...

The Opioid Epidemic and Medicaid's Role in Facilitating Access to Treatment

The Opioid Epidemic and Medicaid's Role in Facilitating Access to Treatment

This issue brief provides an overview of Medicaid’s role in addressing the opioid epidemic. It includes information on the characteristics of nonelderly adults with opioid addiction and ...

Trump’s War On Medicaid, Health Care Sabotage Undermines Fight Against Opioid Addiction

Trump’s War On Medicaid, Health Care Sabotage Undermines Fight Against Opioid Addiction

Ahead of President Trump’s Appearance At A Summit on Opioid Abuse in Atlanta, It’s Clear His War On Health Care …

Why Donald Trump needs Obamacare

Why Donald Trump needs Obamacare

President Donald Trump wants to kill Obamacare, but it will be a lot harder for him to fulfill his own health care promises without the landmark health reform law.

HHS Awards Nearly $400 Million to Combat the Opioid Crisis

HHS Awards Nearly $400 Million to Combat the Opioid Crisis

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded nearly $400 million to combat the nation’s opioid ...

A tale of two epidemics: When COVID-19 and opioid addiction collide

A tale of two epidemics: When COVID-19 and opioid addiction collide

In our inner cities, the COVID-19 pandemic comes on top of another crisis that has plagued our country for years: the opioid epidemic. The combined effects of these two events are immense, ...

Joe Biden’s Obamacare opportunity

Joe Biden’s Obamacare opportunity

The 2010 law gave health coverage to millions but left million of others uninsured. Biden could finish the job.

Health Care in the 2020 Presidential Election: Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

Health Care in the 2020 Presidential Election: Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

The Trump administration supports repeal of the Affordable Care Act, which made significant strides in expanding mental health coverage.

How Germany averted an opioid crisis

How Germany averted an opioid crisis

Unlike in the U.S., opioids have never emerged as a front-line medical treatment in Germany.

JAMA Forum: Low-Value Treatment for Opioid Addiction: What Is To Be Done?

JAMA Forum: Low-Value Treatment for Opioid Addiction: What Is To Be Done?

By Joshua Sharfstein, MD, and Zachary F. Meisel, MD, MPH, MSHP One of the unfortunate realities of the opioid epidemic is that some of the most heavily advertised services offering ...