- ForbesJul 03 09:26 AM
By Sen. Bill Frist, MD -- Last week’s Supreme Court decision puts the Affordable Care Act firmly and securely into institutional and cultural permanence. It still bears flaws due to its imperfect construction and divisive passage, but after five years, the new certainty for insurance markets will permit a maturity of risk pools, and the more direct and predictable provider reimbursement moves ...
- ForbesJun 29 06:17 AM
BY SEN. BILL FRIST M.D. - The Obama Administration is soon scheduled to release the proposed 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, which determines what and how much providers can bill for health care services. The administration can choose to compensate providers for offering voluntary counseling services to patients and families about end-of-life care options, and I strongly urge it to do so ...
- Glenwood Springs Post IndependentJun 28 10:17 PM
From left, Henry Waxman, Tom Daschle, Nancy-Ann DeParle, Bill Frist, Kathleen Sebelius and moderator Steve Clemons.
- ForbesJun 08 01:42 PM
When you think of Cuban exports, you might think of sugar, or perhaps its famously sought-after cigars. But one of the nation’s most profitable exports is actually its own healthcare professionals.
- Aspen Daily NewsJun 27 03:04 AM
With the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a bipartisan effort must now be made to implement changes, said former Tennessee senator Bill Frist on Friday during The Aspen Institute’s Spotlight Health event. read more
- The Christian PostJun 11 10:48 AM
Those of us who care deeply about human needs often speak as if the one issue we're most passionate about stands alone: hunger, AIDS, poverty, governance, trafficking. We have fallen into that trap at times, too.
- Wall Street Journal BlogsJul 01 01:12 PM
Fresh off a victory in the Supreme Court last week on his signature health-care law, President Barack Obama called for improvements to the health-care system — including the expansion of Medicaid by states that have so far refused.
- KERA North TexasJun 11 01:08 PM
As the U.S. Senate (and the world) celebrates National Seersucker Day on Thursday, Washington seems to have finally warmed up to the cool, puckered summer fabric that has a storied history in the nation's capital. The Southern staple originated in 1907 when a New Orleans merchant began searching for a lighter-weight suit that could withstand the summer heat, humidity and sweat.
- Nashville SceneJul 01 05:15 PM
On Wednesday afternoon, President Barack Obama addressed the challenges in health care facing the nation, both at the federal and state level, as he spoke… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
- Las Vegas SunJun 22 02:13 AM
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid says he has no plans for what he’ll do after he retires from Congress in January 2017. “I don’t know what I’m doing to do,” Reid said. “I’m not really worried much about it.” With 30 years of experience as a U.S. senator, eight of them as Senate majority leader, Reid has options. If he follows in the footsteps of his former colleagues, these are some of the ...
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