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Trudy Lieberman's blog posts

posted 06/28/2022
Why the media needs to cover what’s happening to the program with the same intensity reporters once covered the passage of the Affordable Care Act.
posted 06/22/2022
The push towards privatizing Medicare continues at the federal level, with the role of middlemen getting larger.
posted 04/28/2022
If it took this long to fix this financially punishing legislative "typo," what does that portend for larger health policy aspirations?
posted 03/22/2022
The private market has failed to deliver affordable long-term care insurance. Washington state has another plan.
posted 02/17/2022
Is the government serious about attacking super-high drug prices by paying only for those with proven benefit for patients? The Aduhelm decision will be a critical tell.
posted 01/18/2022
Sustained coverage on surprise bills fueled public outrage and legislation. But the resulting regulations are far from perfect.
posted 12/13/2021
A trio of reporters offer a masterful examination of the overuse, underuse and misuse of medical care in America.
posted 11/23/2021
Comparing Medicare plans proves tough sledding — even for a veteran journalist tracking such plans for decades.
posted 10/21/2021
Why Medicare advocates worry deeply about any moves that erode the program’s universal reach among seniors.
posted 09/30/2021
If drug price negotiation fails, Democrats lose funding for much of their current health care plans.

Trudy Lieberman's Blog

Why the media needs to cover what’s happening to the program with the same intensity reporters... more »
posted 06/28/22
The push towards privatizing Medicare continues at the federal level, with the role of middlemen... more »
posted 06/22/22
If it took this long to fix this financially punishing legislative "typo," what does that portend... more »
posted 04/28/22