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Former Trump FDA chief Scott Gottlieb warns ‘Medicare for All’ would hold back medical progress

President Trump’s former Food and Drug Administration chief waded into the “Medicare for All” debate on Friday, warning that access to life-saving treatments could suffer if the government were to become the only payer of healthcare services. “I think it would squelch innovation, and I think it would hold back medical progress,” Scott Gottlieb said… Read More »

Viewpoints: Thumbs Up To Trump For Trying To Bring Price Transparency To Health Care; FDA Can’t Stray From Shaping Good Scientific Innovation

Opinion writers weigh in on these health issues and others. Dallas Morning News: Pricing Transparency Could Help Lower America’s Sky-High Health Care Costs Imagine being able to shop for a knee-replacement surgery the way most people shop for a flight — by comparing prices on a website like Orbitz or Cheapflights.com, and understanding the full… Read More »

Key Democrat announces investigation into 'junk' healthcare plans backed by Trump

House Committee on Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, D-N.J., announced Wednesday that the panel is launching an investigation into so-called junk insurance plans backed by the Trump administration. “We actually sent a series of letters to 12 entities, insurance companies, three brokers,” Pallone said during a speech at the America’s Health Insurance Plans’ National… Read More »