Brainstorm Health Daily: May 19, 2017

FortuneAlzheimer’s. Brain cancer. Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease. Diabetes. One could sweep through the alphabet naming diseases that we don’t yet know how to cure. But doctors do know how to cure, prevent, or successfully manage (at least for some time) a much …Americans Die When They Have to Work at Being Healthy ..

The Daily 202: After Senate bill falls apart, Republicans don’t have the votes to repeal Obamacare

Washington PostTHE BIG IDEA: A last-gasp Hail Mary for full repeal of Obamacare appears certain to fail. There are not the votes in either chamber of Congress. Mitch McConnell pulled the second draft of his health-care bill last night after two more Republican How the Republican health care bill fell apart ..

Brainstorm Health Daily: June 23, 2017

FortuneSenate Republicans finally revealed their super-secret healthcare bill yesterday. And while it’s too early to count votes, I’m guessing that it won’t get to 50. To me, though, the more provocative question isn’t whether it will pass the chamber, but Health Care’s Happy Times Have an Expiration Date ..

Brainstorm Health Daily: July 12, 2017

FortuneHappy Wednesday, fellow Dailies. Back in June, just after Senate leaders released their version of Trumpcare, I asked: “Did Senate Republicans Knowingly Craft Their Health Care Bill to Fail?” My answer to that question then was that, despite seven year Insurers warn Cruz amendment would hurt coverage of pre-existing conditions ..

The Daily 202: Senate Republicans want to get to yes on the health care bill

Washington PostTHE BIG IDEA: Much of the concern that Republican senators expressed yesterday about the draft health-care bill felt more like political posturing than genuine threats to torpedo the effort. There are not currently the 50 votes necessary to advance the …Senate Health Care Bill Includes Deep Cuts to Medicaid ..