Tag: Diabetes
Generic Insulin Now Available After Nearly One Hundred Years of Regulatory Protection From Competition

Insulin has been available to treat diabetes since 1922, but the first generic insulin was approved just a few weeks ago. Why?

Let Competition, Not Politicians, Bring Insulin Prices Down

Evidence suggests that competition, not politicians, would provide the best chance to help diabetics obtain their life-prolonging medication.

Medicare Pays for Prevention – For the First Time

The Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services has announced that Medicare (that is, taxpayers) will pay for lifestyle-intervention program that prevents type 2 diabetes: In 2011, through funding provided by the Affordable Care Act, CMS awarded the National Council of Young Men’s Christian Associations of the United States of America (Y-USA) more than $11.8...
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Freeing the Doctor

The case for liberating physicians from the dictates of third-party payers Of all the people in the healthcare system, none is more central than the physician. As I explain in my book Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis, fundamental reform that lowers costs, raises quality, and improves access to care is almost inconceivable without physicians...
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