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No, healthcare costs are not a ‘poll tax’

Yes, we pay a lot for healthcare. That doesn’t make healthcare spending a tax, let alone a poll tax. Yet that’s the argument put forward by two world-renowned economists in the Washington Post. They’re not alone in their thinking: University of California, Berkeley economists Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman, the architect of Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s… Read More »

Older adults use online physician ratings, but view them cautiously, poll shows

Find a restaurant. Book a hotel. Choose a product to buy. Online ratings and reviews from other customers can help with making decisions on all of these, and their use has exploded in the past decade. But online ratings of physicians? A new poll suggests they don’t yet hold as much sway with the Americans… Read More »

More Americans likely to oppose Trump in 2020 because of his handling of health care, poll says

More Americans say they are likely to oppose rather than support President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential elections because of his handling of health care, according to a new ABC/Washington Post poll. While 23% of those polled said Trump’s stance on health care would compel them to vote for his reelection, 40% said they… Read More »