“The Battle for VA Healthcare and Its Funding”

VA healthcare has its faults; but, it still is one of the more successful examples of publicly funded healthcare even while hampered by a lack of funding to provide more capacity in strategic places for new Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and aging Vietnam veterans like myself. Libertarian Pete Hegseth, a veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq […]

Medicare Ratings Of Medicare Advantage Plans A Farce

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently sanctioned Cigna for threatening the health and safety of its members in Medicare Advantage plans. But, notwithstanding Cigna’s sanction and “its longstanding history of noncompliance with CMS requirements,” anew CMS policy allows Cigna to retain its multi-star ratings, making Medicare ratings of Medicare Advantage plans a farce. […]