The GOP candidate has taken a long and weaving road to arrive at his current stance concerning health IT's power to transform care delivery, and gained considerable attention, as well as financial profit, along the way.
The state's political leaders appear to be striving for a status quo wherein a large number of citizens lack health insurance or the means to obtain it. Will that spark a shift among voters during the upcoming November elections?
Although none of the four GOP candidates are backing down, Romney is claiming that the math, as in number of delegates won, is on his side. That would make for a health reform showdown later this year.
Vice President Joe Biden and GOP contender Paul Ryan revisited some of the same fact twisting that President Obama and GOP nominee Mitt Romney raised, even though it's been debunked several times before.
Foreign policy trumps healthcare on the campaign trail, states oppose Medicaid, three GOP governors put politics over policy, AOA calls ICD-10 a "nightmare" and more ... This Week in Government Health IT.
In a Vice Presidential debate of personalities, expect comedy, blue collar politicking, maybe a bloody nose and perhaps a rehashing of the Affordable Care Act debate, all amid the backdrop of Romney's bounce in the polls.
Syracuse University is set to host a thought-provoking debate on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) at the National Press Club on March 29. A panel of experts will be assembled by SU from the Cato Institute, the National Senior Citizens Law Center and Princeton University along with a moderator who has over three decades of experience on Capitol Hill, to debate the constitutionality of the PPACA and whether it is good public policy.