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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How 2.4 Million Positive Covid Results Could be False

Haas says the Baynesian inference can be difficult to understand because most people want to apply the false positive rate to the total number of positive results, not the total number of tests

Tyson Foods Uses Algorithm Testing to Beat COVID

Tyson Foods, one of the world’s largest food processors, has launched a first of its kind program using algorithms to ramp up testing on workers who show no symptoms for COVID-19.

Amazon Offers Employees Round the Clock Direct Health Care

"The announcement is a validation of the DPC movement that is spreading throughout the US. More and more companies want to contract directly with healthcare providers rather than through third-party payers, such as insurance companies.”

Medicaid Puts Nursing Homes at Risk for Pandemic: Interview

"Medicaid reimburses nursing homes only about 80 percent of the private-pay rate and often less than the cost of providing the care, according to the American Health Care Association. Consequently, nursing homes heavily dependent on Medicaid have difficulty hiring and retaining enough quality caregivers at the very low salaries they can afford to pay."

Quick COVID Vaccine Not Likely, Pharma Exec Warns

Government officials, politicians, and industry leaders are doing the public a “grave disservice” by suggesting a COVID-19 vaccine could be ready by the end the year, Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier said in...

Court Upholds Short-Term Health Plans Despite Attacks

STLDI plans are bare-bones, low-cost health insurance for healthy people. They have been available for many years in virtually every state to meet the temporary need for insurance by people who are transitioning from home to school, from school to work or from job to job.

Hydroxychloroquine Can Save Lives from COVID-19, Study Finds

“You are certainly not hearing as much about the Henry Ford study as you are the Lancet paper that came out April 22. It was blared over all major media and halted a number of ongoing trails around the world."

New CDC Data Shows 94 Percent of COVID-19 Deaths Involved Comorbidity

The majority of deaths were attributed to co-morbidities.

Federal Judge Rebukes Michigan’s Governor for Keeping Gyms Closed

“If Defendants can open or close any sector of the economy, at will, with nothing more than a vague reference that it is ‘dangerous,’ the potential for abuse is palpable."

Federal Judge Rebukes Governor for Keeping Gyms Closed

“If Defendants can open or close any sector of the economy, at will, with nothing more than a vague reference that it is ‘dangerous,’ the potential for abuse is palpable."

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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