January 15, 2013 1:09PM

Open Medicare’s Records

Charles Lane is right: federal judge Marcia Morales Howard should lift the 33‐​year old court order that prevents scrutiny of how health care providers bill Medicare.

Providers claim they have a right to privacy when it comes to how they spend your money and mine. That’s about as absurd as asking for privacy in front of 20 million viewers at the Golden Globes.