Emergency Rooms Are Monopolies. Patients Pay the Price.
Via: Padre Bear • News & Politics • 0 Comments • 6 years ago
Vox worked with the nonprofit Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI) to analyze 70 million insurance bills for emergency room visits from between 2009 and 2015. We focused on the prices that health plans paid hospitals for facility fees, not the hospital charges (which can often be inflated well...
CONVERSATION WITH AUTHOR OF BOOK "ONE NATION UNDER GOD"
Via: Padre Bear • News & Politics • 5 Comments • 6 years ago
(Summarized) Kevin Kruse's book investigates how the idea of America as a Christian nation was promoted at least as far back as the 1930s and '40s when industrialists and business lobbies, chafing against the government regulations of the New Deal, recruited and funded conservative clergy to...