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Monopolists Are Taking Over American Healthcare

The Affordable Care Act has played a substantial role in encouraging this trend.

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Hospitals Rip off the Uninsured

Fifty U.S. hospitals charge uninsured ten times the cost of care. This is just a small example of the larger costs Big Hospital imposes on us.

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Hospitals Win Big from Medicaid Expansion

The Medicaid expansion has helped hospitals save $5 billion dollars. Hospitals are winning under the ACA even while they continue to charge exorbitant rates.

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Patients Pay as Private Oncology Practices Die Out

The private oncology practice is going extinct as hospitals absorb previously independent cancer doctors. The result is a treatment regime that is more expensive for the patient.

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ACA Drives Hospitals' Race to Consolidate

The pace of hospital consolidating is picking up in NYC, in a trend driven by ACA requirements. As more hospitals consolidate in order to maximize their advantage in bargaining with insurers, rates will only continue to rise.

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Putin's Patronage

The rebound of Russia’s largest oil company appears to be a major success story, but the truth is more complicated.

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Jason Willick on the inadequacy of the donor class vision for the Republican Party.

Regulate Don't Kill

Trying to apply blue model thinking to post-blue problems is foolish.

A New Cud to Chew

Feeding cows seaweed could cut out 99 percent of their methane emissions.

Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

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