NRLN In the News Article Archives

December 2021

Opinion: It’s time to trade the moonshot mentality for a new National Cancer Plan From Cary P. Gross; The Hill ~ Dec 21, 2021

Move Over, Delta: Omicron Is Officially The Dominant Strain In The US Via KHN Morning Briefing; Kaiser Health News ~  Dec 21, 2021

Hospitals Delay Surgeries, Treat People At Home As Covid Surges Via KHN Morning Briefing; Kaiser Health News ~  Dec 17, 2021

Biden Acknowledges Social Spending Bill Will Slip To 2022 Via KHN Morning Briefing; Kaiser Health News ~  Dec 17, 2021

Commentary: Trevor Gerszt: Is the Government Trying to Hide How High Inflation Really Is? By Trevor Gerszt ; Newsmax ~ Dec 17, 2021

Medicare Privatization Scheme Faced Legal Questions About Profiteering By Ryan Grim & Austin Ahlman; The Intercept ~ Dec 14, 2021

Moderna Vaccine Protection Is Lower Against Omicron; Booster Helps, Study Finds Via KHN Morning Briefing; Kaiser Health News ~  Dec 16, 2021

Opinion: Virtual health plans should worry us all From Kathleen Silard; The Hill ~ Dec 16, 2021

Year-End Push on Biden Economic Plan Amid Discord By Laura Litvan & Erik Wasson; Bloomberg ~ Dec 16, 2021

Social Security, healthcare, taxes, savings: Key numbers for Americans to remember in 2022 By Paul Brandus; MarketWatch ~ Dec 15, 2021

Many Seniors on Medicare Falling Into Medical Debt Newsmax ~ Dec 15, 2021

How to Ensure Heirs Avoid a Password-Protected Nightmare By Kate Gibson; Barron’s ~ Dec 15, 2021

Health spending growth more than doubled in first year of pandemic By Rachael Levy; Politico ~ Dec 15, 2021

Fed clears path for multiple rate hikes for next year By Victoria Guida; Politico ~ Dec 15, 2021

Opinion: Biden vowed to raise taxes only for the rich — but inflation for the elderly is the cruelest tax of all From Betsy McCaughey; New York Post ~ Dec 14, 2021

Some Health Services Are In Biden’s Plan To Streamline Customer Service Via KHN Morning Briefing; Kaiser Health News ~  Dec 14, 2021

‘Breaking Point’: Medical Costs Drive More Americans To Push Off Care Via KHN Morning Briefing; Kaiser Health News ~  Dec 14, 2021

What Money Habits Should Americans Change in 2022? Top Advisors Weigh InBy Andrew Welsch; Barron’s ~ Dec 14, 2021

Opinion: Trump had a scheme to privatize Medicare. The Biden administration isn’t stopping it. From Helaine Olen; The Washington Post ~ Dec 14, 2021

More Americans see inflation as the biggest risk to their retirement plans By Lorie Konish; CNBC ~ Dec 13, 2021

Third Pfizer Shot Restores Protection Against Omicron: Studies Via KHN Morning Briefing; Kaiser Health News ~  Dec 13, 2021

Months After New Rule, More Than Half of U.S. Hospitals Still Don’t Disclose Prices By Dennis Thompson; HealthDay News ~ Dec 13, 2021

Opinion: U.S. short on faculty to train next generation of nurses From Rayna M. Letourneau; United Press International ~ Dec 13, 2021

Telehealth Became a Lifeline for Older Americans. But It Still Has Glitches. By Paula Span; The New York Times ~  Dec 11, 2021

CBO Releases New Build Back Better Analysis, Adds Trillions To Estimate By Michael Ginsberg; Daily Caller ~ Dec 10, 2021

Money Advice For Retirees On Fixed Incomes When Inflation Is Soaring By Kerry Hannon, NA; Forbes  ~ Dec 10, 2021

Senate Delays Medicare Provider Cuts, Clears Way To Raise Debt Ceiling Via KHN Morning Briefing; Kaiser Health News ~  Dec 10, 2021

House Democrats find drug companies ‘unjustified’ in price hikes by Nathaniel Weixel; The Hill ~ Dec 10, 2021

Pfizer CEO Raises Possibility Of Fourth Shot To Combat Omicron Via KHN Morning Briefing; Kaiser Health News ~  Dec 09, 2021

Figuring Out Omicron: Here’s What Scientists Are Doing Right Now To Understand The New Coronavirus Variant By Peter Kasson; Talking Points Memo ~ Dec 09, 2021

Opinion: For the Elderly, Complacency Could Be a Killer From Zeynep Tufekci; The New York Times ~  Dec 09, 2021

14 GOP senators help advance McConnell debt limit deal By Jordain Carney; The Hill ~ Dec 09, 2021

Opinion: Price controls on drugs would save lives, but also take them From Ronald L. Trowbridge; The Hill ~ Dec 09, 2021

Pharma lobby eyes parliamentarian as last resort to nix drug pricing measure By Karl Evers-Hillstrom; The Hill ~ Dec 08, 2021

The AP Interview: CDC chief says omicron mostly mild so far By Mike Stobbe; The Associated Press ~ Dec 08, 2021

Early Lab Work Heightens Worry Omicron Resists Antibodies Via KHN Morning Briefing; Kaiser Health News ~  Dec 08, 2021

Post-Pandemic, What’s a Phone Call From Your Physician Worth? By Julie Appleby; Kaiser Health News ~ Dec 08, 2021

The AP Interview: CDC chief says omicron mostly mild so far  By Mike Stobbe; The Associated Press ~ Dec 08, 2021

Early Lab Work Heightens Worry Omicron Resists Antibodies Via KHN Morning Briefing; Kaiser Health News ~  Dec 08, 2021

Post-Pandemic, What’s a Phone Call From Your Physician Worth? By Julie Appleby; Kaiser Health News ~ Dec 08, 2021

House bill aims to delay 6% in Medicare cuts, postpones radiation oncology model By Robert King; Fierce Healthcare ~ Dec 07, 2021

‘The time for procrastination is over.’ How one Democratic lawmaker wants to fix Social Security By Lorie Konish; CNBC ~ Dec 07, 2021

Lawmakers rush to avert looming Medicare cuts By Megan Wilson; Politico ~ Dec 07, 2021

Lawmakers rush to avert looming Medicare cuts By Megan Wilson; Politico ~ Dec 07, 2021

Biden Focuses On Drug Pricing Measures In Push For Spending Bill Vote Via KHN Morning Briefing; Kaiser Health News ~  Dec 07, 2021

Opinion: It shouldn’t be this hard to grow old in America From Max Richtman; The Hill ~ Dec 07, 2021

Opinion: Inflation Is Headed Higher. Advisors Say Make These Moves Now. By Steve Garmhausen; Barron’s ~ Dec 06, 2021

Opinion: HHS wants to return to shadow lawmaking — it should not By Adi Dynar; The Hill ~ Dec 06, 2021

Biden points to drug prices in call for Senate social spending vote By Peter Sullivan; The Hill ~ Dec 06, 2021

Opinion: High Drug Prices: How We Got Here and How We Achieve Affordability By Thatcher Sloan; Pharmacy Times ~ Dec 03, 2021

Ire over pharmacy middlemen fuels lobbying blitz By Megan Wilson; Politico ~ Dec 04, 2021

Biden’s free at-home test promise could come with added costs By David Lim & Rachael Levy; Politico ~ Dec 03, 2021

As Medicare Decides Whether To Pay For Aduhelm To Treat Alzheimer’s Disease, Its Future Is Uncertain From Joshua Cohen; Forbes  ~ Dec 03, 2021

Sanders urges Biden to delay Medicare premium hike linked to Alzheimer’s drug By Nathaniel Weixel; The Hill ~ Dec 03, 2021

Opinion: States shouldn’t push Americans off the telehealth cliff From Naomi Lopez; The Hill ~ Dec 02, 2021

How to avoid a tax bomb when selling your home By Kate Dore; CNBC ~ Dec 02, 2021

Psaki won’t rule out tax cuts for wealthy despite Sanders’ SALT demand By Steven Nelson; New York Post ~ Dec 01, 2021