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Where does all the medical money go?

By: Dr. John M. Livingston | Special Medical Policy Adviser In 1974, I was assigned as a Navy medical student for three months’ active duty at Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, Virginia. This was at [...]

About those white medical coats in the Capitol

By Dr. John M. Livingston | Medical Policy Adviser I have noticed over the past 12 years that a very small number of physicians have posed, in their white coats, with politicians. There are more [...]

Birnbaum at pension-spiking repeal bill signing: Thankful for IFF supporters who made this possible

On Tuesday, Gov. Brad Little signed House Bill 68, a bill that finally puts an end to legislative pension-spiking. Idaho Freedom Foundation Vice President Fred Birnbaum offered brief remarks at the signing, which took place [...]

Senate Bill 1156 — Attorney general

The Idaho Budget Index examines appropriation bills on several fronts to add important context to lawmakers’ discussions as the spending bills are considered on the House and Senate floors. Among the issues we look at [...]

Janice McGeachin and the scandal that wasn’t

By Dr. John M. Livingston | Medical Policy Adviser Late last week, Idaho Lt. Governor Janice McGeachin posed with and then posted on Facebook pictures she had taken with two members of The Three Percenters. [...]

How socialized medicine hurts everyone

By Dr. John M. Livingston | Medical policy adviser We hear from all quarters that healthcare is a complex issue and solutions are difficult to implement. One political faction argues for a single-payer, command-control healthcare [...]