The de-sciencing of American medicine and what it means for you

The de-sciencing of American medicine and what it means for you

With all the talk about “evidence-based medicine,” you might think that doctors were becoming much more focused on rigorous science. But like the names attached to bills in Congress—such as the Affordable Care Act, which outlaws affordable insurance—the language used in the movement to fundamentally transform America and American medicine usually means the opposite of…
‘Never going back to insurance,’ say many health care sharing ministries members

‘Never going back to insurance,’ say many health care sharing ministries members

In light of recent increased legislative decrees promoting abortion without restraint of any kind, such as Governor Cuomo’s new New York State law,  embattled Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s cry for no-restrictions abortion even after a child is born, and the increasing intensity of the Culture of Death throughout our health institutions and laws, and echoed…
Free Market Principles vs. Healthcare System — Is there a truly free market solution?

Free Market Principles vs. Healthcare System — Is there a truly free market solution?

Free-market principles are used in many aspects of U.S. business, with the concepts of fair competition and no monopolies paramount, but they aren’t followed when it comes to American health care. In a recent blog post, Samaritan Ministries, a healthcare sharing nonprofit, asked the question: “Do We Have a Free Medical System?” The article, penned…
Because You Asked…

Because You Asked…

Over the past year we’ve had an increase in user inquiries about Samaritan Ministries, a healthcare-sharing ministry that’s been around more than 20 years and that also is one of our featured sponsors.  About 8 years ago the Catholic Business Journal founder and executive editor became frustrated with her outrageous individual health insurance fee of,…
Doctor prohibited from offering low-cost MRIs sues state

Doctor prohibited from offering low-cost MRIs sues state

Would you rather pay $2,000 or $500?   As reported by the Samaritan Ministries health-sharing group and the Reason Foundation, a serious question needs to be addressed: Should a licensed doctor have to ask the government and industry competitors for permission before purchasing potentially life-saving medical equipment? That’s the question at issue in a new lawsuit…