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Medical Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
"Drive-By Doctoring" Saddles Patients with Unexpected Costs

Hospital and doctors are responding to cuts in reimbursement rates by loading patients down with surprise out-of-network charges, often unnecessarily. Price transparency is a first step towards empowering the consumer to fight back.

Medical Malpractice
Whistleblowers at VA Hospitals Were Harshly Punished

VA employees who spoke out against fraud in the system through official channels were punished. Dozens of cases of whistleblower intimidation are now under investigation, and several of the whistleblowers are telling their stories to the public.

Medical Malpractice
Citing Expense, Medicare Officials Pass on Investigating Fraud

Every year Medicare allocates billions of dollars to doctors in fraudulent expenses that the government has deemed too costly to investigate.

Medical Malpractice
VA Corruption Is Systemic, Says Federal Investigation

A new federal investigation confirms a whistleblower’s claims that VA hospitals are systematically hiding records about average waiting times at their facilities. The VA may not be such a good model for health reform after all.

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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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