Derek Dye
Derek Dye

Derek is a health care policy analyst, writer and aspiring medical student.

March 17, 2013

Dr. Ben Carson Speaks At Ideologically Clashing Events On Same Day

Dr. Ben Carson speaks to the right-leaning CPAC crowd and unapologetically progressive medical student association, AMSA, all in one day, demonstrating immense courage on his part.

March 10, 2013

Medicaid Expansion: Republicans Ceding Control Of Health Care to Feds

GOP governors who have caved on the Medicaid expansion issue are under fire by conservatives who don’t necessarily understand the realities of being non-expanders.
Jan. 24, 2013

No Budget, No Pay Bill Devised By 'No Labels' Group Passes House

House Republicans passed a plan with bipartisan support to avert, for three months, another debt ceiling fight. Will the populist politics of 'No Budget, No Pay' translate to good policy?
Dec. 27, 2012

Obamacare Opponents Going About Health Care Reform All Wrong

Proponents and opponents of the president's health care overhaul shouldn’t get distracted by the political theater and low-level resistance that has obsessed the talking heads as of late.
Dec. 12, 2012

Rural America is Becoming Less and Less Relevant

Chairman of the White House Rural Council, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack gave rural advocates in Washington a long overdue speech about the relevancy, or irrelevancy, of today's rural America.
Dec. 11, 2012

Obamacare Likely Headed For Supreme Court Again Over Contraception Mandate

Get ready for Part II of the Affordable Care Act at the Supreme Court.