Recently Capitol Hill staffers pulled Compassion & Choices into federal politics, suggesting the new Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Donald Berwick, should be called before Congress to answer accusations that he is a member, or affiliated somehow with C&C. “Are you now, or have you ever been, a member of Compassion & Choices?” Something like that.
|By: BarbaraCoombsLee Wednesday July 14, 2010 12:27 pm|
|By: arodb Monday December 28, 2009 3:29 pm|
This little known program included in both bills stands for Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) Act. It would create a national insurance trust, which would provide a modest cash benefit to seniors and persons with disability. While the goal is laudable, the program is based on fiscal legerdemain that would never withstand open debate, so it has been buried among the trees of this dense forest of legislation.
|By: montanamaven Thursday October 15, 2009 5:08 pm|
Dr. Paul Hochfeld is back in Corvallis, Oregon working in the Emergency Room. He tells the co-hosts of The Edge Talk Radio about getting into the White House doctors press conference. His talk with the Doctors for Obama and also reveals that the AMA has a secretive committee that decides how doctors get paid.