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Doomsday Will Not Follow Repeal of Obamacare’s Individual Mandate

Congressional repeal of Obamacare’s individual insurance mandate penalty is not tantamount to pressing the button on the doomsday machine. Critics of the Senate tax bill… Read More

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The Senate Voted to Kill Obamacare’s Individual Mandate. Why That Was a Wise Call.

Obamacare’s individual mandate to buy federally standardized health insurance is a tax, courtesy of the Supreme Court’s elaborate exercise in creative writing: National Federation of… Read More

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How Fewer Obamacare Options Hurt a 4-Year-Old

Forget good intentions. Remember bad results. The Washington Post recently published a heart-wrenching story of two Virginia families caught up with the consequences of a… Read More

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The Ugly Consequences of Single-Payer Health Care

The late, great Nobel Laureate economist Milton Friedman said it best: “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” Friedman’s pithy proverb reminds us that… Read More

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How States Can Get Exemptions from Obamacare’s Rules

The Senate’s failure to pass even a watered-down version of health care reform was compounded by its decision to leave Washington rather than finish the… Read More

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Congress Needs to Go Right Back to Work on Health Care Reform

Enough is enough. The Senate needs to get back to work and deliver a health care reform bill. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump needs to shut… Read More

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Senate Health Care Bill Could Be Greatest Entitlement Reform in a Generation

The Senate health care bill (the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017) would fundamentally reform federal Medicaid payment. As Washington Post columnist George Will has… Read More

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Why the Revised Senate Health Care Bill Is a Major Improvement Over the Status Quo

On Thursday, the Senate Republican leadership unveiled an updated version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017. While it is an imperfect legislative product,… Read More

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How to Fully Realize the Potential of Medicare Advantage

The House Ways and Means subcommittee on health will host a hearing this week on promoting integrated and coordinated care for Medicare beneficiaries. The committee will… Read More

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Trump’s Budget Puts Medicaid on a Path to Long-Needed Reform

Medicaid, the huge government health program for the poor and the indigent, is broken. Both the Trump administration’s recent budget submission and the House-passed American… Read More

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