Diane Archer

For-profit kidney dialysis: Profits before people

In a recent episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver takes on the kidney dialysis industry, particularly DaVita, the for-profit company that controls a large piece of the kidney dialysis business in...

AHCA and the Medicare Trust Fund

The solvency of the Medicare (Part A Hospital Insurance) Trust Fund turns in large part on Congress. Democratic leaders extended its life when they passed the Affordable Care Act and imposed...

One in three FDA-approved drugs have safety risks

A new JAMA study finds that one in three FDA drugs approved between 2001 and 2010 have safety risks detected only after they were approved. The study authors make a compelling case that to ensure...

House votes to deny millions health insurance

The House of Representatives voted last week to kill many provisions of the ACA and replace them with the Affordable Health Care Act (AHCA), a bill that would deny millions of Americans, including...