Republicans have a new reason to support Obamacare
If Trump lets ACA 'implode' by cutting off subsidies, the federal deficit will expand, too.
Gauging the real risks and benefits of a medical procedure
The use of absolute risk numbers is acknowledged to be far more effective in conveying the true impact of medical intervention than the use of relative risks and may be the key to cutting costs.
Culleton: Action needed to address crises facing U.S.
John Culleton opinion column: We face a bunch of crises, and we can’t afford to let political cant or prized mythology prevent us from taking effective action against all of them.
Witcover: Trump's generals add stability to administration
The presence of Generals Mattis, McMaster and Kelly in the Trump inner circle lends some reassurance of professional advice.
Letter: Put all God's people ahead of politics
Our President, in one of his more meaningful comments, recently remarked that both he and Congress should let the Affordable Health Care Act continue to fail
Pyatt: No one tackling real issues facing us
Dear World: Sorry about our president
An open letter to the world about the American president.
Fixing Obamacare is a worthwhile bipartisan cause
Latest effort to shore up ACA might prove just the antidote Washington needs.
Maryland must take steps to protect health consumers
Maryland must take steps to protect health consumers.
ACA repeal at odds with Trump response to opioid crisis, former drug czar says
The former White House drug czar questions the Trump administration’s commitment to dealing with the nation’s deadly opioid crisis while President Donald J.
Jesse Jackson: There is no market for Trump's values
President Donald Trump and his administration are expressing moral values that have no market value, says Rev. Jesse Jackson.
A GOP disaster of its own making
The Republicans are facing a disaster of their own making with Obamacare repeal efforts.
Finally, The Sun tells the full story about Obamacare
Finally, The Sun acknowledges the burden of Obamacare for those buying coverage on the individual market.
Reich: Trump reeling from loss on Affordable Care Act
Donald Trump wants his base to become increasingly angry and politically mobilized so that it will continue to exert an outsized influence on the Republican Party.
Wack: No free market miracles exist on healthcare reform
Panel hears of of Obamacare successes, perils in Maryland
What Congress needs to do now on health care
It's not yet time for Congress to move on from health care. It needs to enact several reforms to stop President Trump from imploding the system.
Horsey: Defeat of 'skinny repeal' bill leaves U.S. health care in Trump's careless hands
After complaining about Obamacare for seven years, Republicans failed to offer up any legislation that would not make the present flawed health care regime dramatically worse, says David Horsey.
Single-payer isn't a fringe idea
Single-payer health care isn't a fringe liberal idea; it's increasingly mainstream.
Witcover: McCain revives his maverick label
In casting the deciding vote against the GOP's totally irresponsible bill to emasculate the health insurance law, Mr. McCain restored his reputation as the Senate's political maverick.
Kennedy: Time for Congress to get the job done on health care
The ball is now in Congress’ court and the nation is eagerly awaiting some cooperation between the parties which will lead to a positive outcome.
Health care debate a source of anxiety for state's Obamacare enrollees
As Congress muddles through its latest effort to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care law, more than 130,000 Marylanders are warily eying the debate.
The top issue in the 2018 governor's race
While Maryland's candidates for governor are busy denouncing whatever President Trump has done lately, they might want to keep an eye on the Kirwan Commission.
State moves to start shutting down Evergreen Health after buyer backs out
Evergreen to be wound down by state unless new buyer steps forward
Hogan opposes 'skinny repeal' of Obamacare
Gov. Larry Hogan weighed into the health care fray again Wednesday, signing a bipartisan letter to Senate leaders.
Investors back out of Evergreen Health deal
A group of investors that had applied to acquire Evergreen Health said Wednesday they were backing out of the deal, leaving the Baltimore-based health insurer’s future in question.
Skinny repeal: Yet another terrible health care idea from the GOP
The failsafe "skinny repeal" plan for Obamacare is yet another terrible idea.
Senate narrowly votes to begin uncertain health care debate
Reviving their touch-and-go effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Senate Republicans narrowly agreed Tuesday to begin debate on an undefined health care
Will Democrats and Republicans ever work together on health care?
Steigmann: Trump can't help himself
Sometimes criminals commit one serious crime but are punished for another less serious crime. So it was in my view and the view of many others with respect to
Medicaid expansion didn't lead to overwhelmed emergency rooms, study finds
Hopkins study shows that the Medicaid expansion did not lead to significant growth in emergency room use.
Hogan lost my vote by opposing Obamacare repeal
Gov. Larry Hogan lost my vote by opposing Obamacare repeal.
Hogan to speak at fundraiser for conservative Pa. candidate
Larry Hogan/Scott Wagner/fracking/right wing/conservative
Goldberg: Health care fight shows Washington at its worst
Both parties have become defined by their lies and their refusal to accept reality. It's a problem bigger than health care, but health care is probably the best illustration of it.
Legal leaders discuss challenges of Trump presidency at NAACP convention panel
Four panelists, all leaders of legal organizations, discussed their strategies for dealing with Trump’s presidency as part of the NAACP’s Continuing Legal Education seminar Sunday.
Carter: What would we do without health insurance?
Goldberg: Rand Paul a man for all seasons on health care
Rand Paul emerged from the smoldering debris of the Republican health-care-reform train wreck as a figure of high libertarian principle.
Health insurance requires everyone to participate
Health insurance works best when everyone is enrolled.
Rodricks: Trump's idea of making America great is not mine
Defining what would make America great in the 21st Century
U.S. lacks the universal health care it deserves
U.S. lags developed nations in availability and affordability of health care.
Hogan balks at repeal-only plan, saying it would leave millions without coverage
A bipartisan group of 11 governors, including Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, said Tuesday they oppose Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s plan to repeal the health law known as Obamacare.
The way forward for health care
Republicans couldn't muster the votes to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act; President Trump's suggestion to repeal and delay is an even bigger non-starter.
Health care puts Hogan in a precarious position
While controversy rages in Washington and around the country over the Republican effort to kill Obamacare, Maryland leaders are anxiously watching in fear of
Uncertainty in Washington driving up health insurance rates, insurers say
Insurers press ahead with rate increase requests on their Obamacare policies though Congress has not decided what changes it will make to the health law.
The American Health Care Act: an 'additional cause for terror' for cancer survivors
If the latest version of the American Health Care Act passes, I, and many others, will be in jeopardy. Health insurance companies will be allowed to refuse coverage or charge unaffordable rates.
Senate health care bill: What about bipartisanship?
Time for Republicans to reach across the aisle on health care.
Bring addiction treatment into mainstream care
Instead of treating addiction in isolated facilities, as if addicted individuals are pariahs, we need to bring treatment into the primary care office and onto the therapist’s couch.
Reich: It's time for Medicare for all
Democrats shouldn't merely defend the Affordable Care Act. They should also go on the offensive — pushing Medicare for all.
Ten years since 'Sicko,' still seeking a cure
Wednesday column reflects on health insurance progress since Michael Moore's "Sicko" and passage of ACA.
Will GOP accept a 'hair cut'?
Republicans must decide: Can they stomach a tax on the richest Americans?