AnneMarie Schieber

AnneMarie Schieber is a research fellow at The Heartland Institute and managing editor of Health Care News, Heartland's monthly newspaper for health care reform.
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Six Months Out, CDC Still Changes Mind on How Virus Spreads

In a fourth revision, the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now says the COVID-19 virus spreads by both aerosols and large droplets.

Meta-Analysis Shows Early HCQ Works, Despite Medical Journal Bashing

“Our meta-analysis shows that even with the known weaknesses of how all the outpatient randomized trials have been carried out to date, the average result is a statistically significant benefit of HCQ use,”

Risk Pools, Specialty Plans Show Promise for Sick, Disabled

While getting little attention in the political debate, risk pools and specialty insurance plans have established a positive track record in providing health care for people with preexisting conditions.

Candidates Grapple with Protections for the Sick, Again

“We feel people like us with disabilities and pre-existing conditions have been forgotten and left behind in the current system.”

All Workers Should Get the Same Tax Break on Health Care Costs – Interview

An HFA makes the tax savings, on a comparable amount of earned income, available to all workers to apply toward their health care needs. Equality of opportunity.

Deaths from Covid-19 and Obesity Rates

More evidence is emerging that people who are medically obese are more susceptible to death from COVID-19. Above is how obesity rates in the U.S. compare to other countries and mortality rates...

MI Health Departments Find Way Around Unconstitutional Executive Orders

The health departments’ actions have sent a chill throughout Michigan businesses and organizations.

High-Tax States Seek Relief for Their Richest Taxpayers

House Democrats tried to get a two-year reprieve on SALT in the coronavirus relief bill in May, but the proposal got no traction in the Republican-led Senate. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden supports repealing the cap.

Upper Income, Insured Americans Gain Under Biden Plan to Lower Medicare Eligibility Age

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s plan to lower the Medicare eligibility age to 60 will only help a group of Americans with high income and health insurance coverage rates.

High-Tax States Seek Relief for Their Richest Taxpayers

House Democrats tried to get a two-year reprieve on SALT in the coronavirus relief bill in May, but the proposal got no traction in the Republican-led Senate. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden supports repealing the cap.

AnneMarie Schieber

AnneMarie Schieber is a research fellow at The Heartland Institute and managing editor of Health Care News, Heartland's monthly newspaper for health care reform.

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Six Months Out, CDC Still Changes Mind on How Virus Spreads

In a fourth revision, the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now says the COVID-19 virus spreads by both aerosols and large droplets.

Meta-Analysis Shows Early HCQ Works, Despite Medical Journal Bashing

“Our meta-analysis shows that even with the known weaknesses of how all the outpatient randomized trials have been carried out to date, the average result is a statistically significant benefit of HCQ use,”

Risk Pools, Specialty Plans Show Promise for Sick, Disabled

While getting little attention in the political debate, risk pools and specialty insurance plans have established a positive track record in providing health care for people with preexisting conditions.

Candidates Grapple with Protections for the Sick, Again

“We feel people like us with disabilities and pre-existing conditions have been forgotten and left behind in the current system.”

All Workers Should Get the Same Tax Break on Health Care Costs – Interview

An HFA makes the tax savings, on a comparable amount of earned income, available to all workers to apply toward their health care needs. Equality of opportunity.

Deaths from Covid-19 and Obesity Rates

More evidence is emerging that people who are medically obese are more susceptible to death from COVID-19. Above is how obesity rates in the...

MI Health Departments Find Way Around Unconstitutional Executive Orders

The health departments’ actions have sent a chill throughout Michigan businesses and organizations.

High-Tax States Seek Relief for Their Richest Taxpayers

House Democrats tried to get a two-year reprieve on SALT in the coronavirus relief bill in May, but the proposal got no traction in the Republican-led Senate. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden supports repealing the cap.

Upper Income, Insured Americans Gain Under Biden Plan to Lower Medicare Eligibility Age

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s plan to lower the Medicare eligibility age to 60 will only help a group of Americans with high income and health insurance coverage rates.

High-Tax States Seek Relief for Their Richest Taxpayers

House Democrats tried to get a two-year reprieve on SALT in the coronavirus relief bill in May, but the proposal got no traction in the Republican-led Senate. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden supports repealing the cap.