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Jimmy Kimmel’s baby son helps write health care monologue

Looks like Graham-Cassidy isn’t passing the Jimmy Kimmel Test, either. On Tuesday afternoon, the Jimmy Kimmel Live host teased on Twitter that he’d have some harsh words for the Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill currently circulating in the Senate. “Billy’s helping me write tonight’s monologue,” he wrote, with an adorable picture of his son …

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CEO of Beacon Health System stepping down

A huge announcement by the Beacon Health System CEO. Phil Newbold says he’s stepping down in about 6 weeks. He’s the only CEO in the history of Beacon. He’s been there for more than 30 years. Newbold helped create Beacon Health System back in 2011 through the merger of Memorial …

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Health groups condemn new Republican Obamacare repeal plan

Image copyright European Photopress Agency Image caption Democrats have rallied against the bill Sixteen patient and provider groups have opposed the latest healthcare plan put forward by Republican senators as a replacement for Obamacare. In a joint statement, they said the proposal would endanger access to care for millions of …

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High Health Care Expectations – U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report High Health Care ExpectationsU.S. News & World ReportEach of these goals is worthy, and together they characterize what many Americans view as an equitable, responsive health care system. Yet insurance, a product designed primarily for risk protection, is the vehicle being used to try to …

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Senate leader praises revived GOP health law repeal drive

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday praised the revived Republican effort to uproot former President Barack Obama’s health care law, giving a public boost to a proposal that’s given new life to a drive that seemed all but dead earlier this summer. McConnell, R-Ky., said the bill would let …

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