Healthy People

Iran compromise: It’s not even close

Posted on Aug 29, 2015 by Steve Kagen

Regarding our compromise with Iran, it’s not even close. Rejecting the agreement would be an absolute disaster for the United States and Israel, for it prevents Iran from developing a nuclear bomb and moves them closer to the community of nations. Some in Congress think rejecting it will lead to new negotiations, but there is […]

Gov. Walker Hides Prices for Insurance

Posted on Aug 26, 2013 by Steve Kagen

Times are tough for everyone in Wisconsin, especially for small business owners and their employees who work hard every day to please their customers. Their budgets are tighter than ever, and they are driving down all of their business expenses to survive, the largest one being costs for health insurance. When making business decisions, every […]

The Same Treatment at the Same Price

Posted on Aug 5, 2013 by Steve Kagen

My father, Dr. Marv Kagen, died last fall after practicing dermatology for 60 years. Before he passed, I asked him what he enjoyed most about practicing medicine. “That’s easy,” he said. “Every day, I cared for the richest and poorest people in town and I treated everyone equally at the same price. Can you do […]

New Health Care Marketplace

Posted on Mar 26, 2013 by Steve Kagen

Steve Kagen, M.D. Former Member of Congress – Wisconsin American Sustainable Business Council – Advisory Board In 2006, I ran for public office for the first time in my life to end discrimination against my patients with pre-existing medical conditions – and I succeeded. After a century of trying, we finally established health care as […]