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Sen. Rand Paul: ACA limits free marketplace in health care

October 20, 2014

CHICAGO — The free market, not government, should drive the pricing and delivery of health care, Sen. Rand Paul, MD, said  at the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here.

The Affordable Care Act does not allow patients to freely choose health insurance or health care services in a free-market economy, according to Paul (R-Ky.).

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Federal drug safety law may limit access to bevacizumab

October 19, 2014
CHICAGO – Recent federal drug safety legislation may affect patient access to bevacizumab, an expert said at a press briefing here.“[It was important to us]…
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FDA program tracks post-LASIK patient-reported outcomes

October 17, 2014
CHICAGO — U.S. Food and Drug Administration studies have shown good post-LASIK visual outcomes and low complication rates, a speaker told colleagues here.The LASIK…

Primary health care data points are optometry’s future

October 14, 2014
As health care reform evolves, problems, barriers and new challenges continue to arise. Although the Affordable Care Act was written and developed to improve access to…
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PCON adds 2 new blogs to Healio

October 10, 2014
In the past week, Primary Care Optometry News has welcomed two new bloggers to Healio: Gary L. Morgan, OD…
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