A federal judge has thrown out a facet of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' proposed two-midnight rule, meaning its implementation could be delayed again.
Despite the fact that healthcare spending and prices are at an historic plateau, out-of-pocket costs continue to rise for individual Americans.
This is what politicians called a "kitchen table" issue before billionaires started bankrolling their campaigns and they turned to xenophobia and other voter-divisive matters instead.
Americans can ill afford to cover these costs. Combined with the wage stagnation that has occurred in the U.S. over the past 15 years and the loss in household income created by the Great Recession, it has become healthcare's biggest ticking time bomb.
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