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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Partners in Freedom: Ohio’s Buckeye Institute Leads the Way on Medicaid Waivers and Other Health Care Reforms

The founders at The Buckeye Institute in Ohio decided to become one of the nation’s leading advocates for Medicaid waivers when they saw how little choice there was in their state.

Partners in Freedom: The Goodman Institute Shows How to Fix Health Care without More Taxes, Mandates

If there is a way to fix the nation’s broken health care system without raising taxes or mandating coverage, chances are The Goodman Institute for Public Policy Research and its founder, John C. Goodman, have figured it out.

Indiana Bills Address Non-Compete Clauses on Physicians

Indiana lawmakers are considering three measures that would limit or stop non-compete clauses that medical employers such as hospitals can impose on physicians regarding future employment.

Obamacare Fails Patients with Pre-existing Conditions, Report Finds

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is leaving a number of people with pre-existing conditions by the wayside as insurers narrow their networks to the point of uselessness, a new report finds.

Patients Encounter Loopholes with Colorado’s Insulin Cap

Patients in Colorado are learning the state’s insulin price cap, which went into effect January, is not all it’s cracked up to be.

Second Street.org Spotlights Socialized Medicine from Canadian Viewpoint

When senior citizen Jenny Mackenzie of Vancouver, Canada learned it would take two years to receive hip surgery, it was SecondStreet.org that brought her tale of woe to the public’s attention.

Supreme Court Sidelines Review of ACA Constitutionality as Law Approaches Ten Years

The U.S. Supreme Court said it will not fast-track a request by 19 states to take on a decision by a federal appeals court that ruled Obamacare’s individual mandate is unconstitutional.

Too Many Regulatory Silos in Patient Care, Says HHS Deputy Secretary

Health and Human Services (HHS) Deputy Director Eric Hargan says his agency is trying to eliminate regulatory barriers to health care in a way that would improve delivery and maintain “safeguards to patients.”

Feds Nix Wyoming’s Plan to Regulate Air Ambulances Through Medicaid

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) denied Wyoming’s request to expand Medicaid so it can control the price and distribution of its air ambulance service.

Physicians Lose Jobs to Nurse Practitioners at Suburban Health Clinics

On April 1, the Edwards-Elmhurst Hospital Health system will replace fifteen physicians at seven immediate care clinics in the Chicago suburbs with lower-cost nurse practitioners (NPs).

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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