Archive: Raymond Martins
The debate over Medicare Advantage has an eerily similar feeling to it, much like a play that I think I have seen before but cannot truly recall. It goes something like this:
By Raymond Martins | September 30, 2009; 02:26 PM ET | Comments (0)
I would suggest President Obama start the new school year with a major project: a 50-state, 50-day grassroots campaign for health care reform.
By Raymond Martins | August 28, 2009; 06:10 PM ET | Comments (0)
I work as the medical director of a community health center in Washington that treats a large number of patients who are HIV positive. A great deal of the Clinic's efforts for new patients are finding them health insurance coverage or other ways of paying for their medications. Health care should not be this difficult.
By Raymond Martins | August 7, 2009; 06:08 PM ET | Comments (1)
Over the next 90 days, President Obama and the Congressional leaders could embark on a 50-state tour (with stops in the U.S. territories and the District of Columbia, of course) to talk with citizens about the specific sacrifices we all need to make in order to make health-care reform a reality.
By Raymond Martins | July 24, 2009; 12:25 PM ET | Comments (1)
I am learning to love the concept of individual mandates as part of health-care reform. Why? Because if individual mandates mean that we can achieve universal coverage, then I can live with this new government requirement.
By Raymond Martins | July 9, 2009; 09:58 AM ET | Comments (0)
Let's hope that our political leaders keep their eyes on the ball: a quality health-care reform plan that covers everyone.
By Raymond Martins | June 22, 2009; 04:29 PM ET | Comments (0)