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If You Like Choice In Health Care, Look To Republicans

by Scott W. Atlasvia CNN
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

America is facing the greatest health care challenges in its history.

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Congress and ObamaCare: What To Expect Next

by Scott W. Atlasvia Fox News
Friday, November 14, 2014

The resounding rejection of President Obama and his administration’s policies seems like the obvious interpretation of the midterm election. And polling indicates that ObamaCare ranked near the top of the issues serving as the object of that widespread repudiation.

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ObamaCare's Anti-Innovation Effect

by Scott W. Atlasvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Socked by new taxes, U.S. health-care technology companies are moving R&D centers and jobs overseas.

Interviews

Scott Atlas on the John Batchelor Show (20:22)

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, September 4, 2014

Senior Fellow Scott Atlas discusses the NHS, global healthcare rankings, and the Affordable Care Act on the John Batchelor Show.

Featured Commentary

Where ObamaCare is Going

by Scott W. Atlasvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The liberal attraction to making government the sole source of health-care insurance has not abated even as the deficiencies in ObamaCare, a halfway move toward the single-payer model, have become increasingly evident. The question is whether growing signs of single-payer trouble overseas will be enough to discourage this country's flirtation with socialized medicine.

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Interviews

Scott Atlas on the John Batchelor Show (3:49)

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Senior Fellow Scott Atlas discussed his Defining Ideas piece, "The Surprising International Consensus on Healthcare," on the nationally syndicated John Batchelor Show.

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Defining Ideas: The Surprising International Consensus on Healthcare

by Scott W. Atlasvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, June 19, 2014

Unlike our government, the Europeans are starting to understand that the cure to failed nationalized health systems is privatization. 

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Obamacare: What’s Happened and What’s Next

by Scott W. Atlasvia Fellow Talks
Monday, May 5, 2014

Scott Atlas, the David and Joan Traitel Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, gave a comprehensive overview of the Affordable Care Act in his talk entitled “Obamacare: What’s Happened and What’s Next.” 

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The Coming Two-Tier Health System

by Scott W. Atlasvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

With the unveiling of the Affordable Care Act's website, the public experienced a painful reminder of the consequences of the government's new authority over health care.

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Measuring the Success of Obamacare: Don't Be Misled

by Scott W. Atlasvia Real Clear Politics
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Many key provisions of The Affordable Care Act were finally implemented earlier this year, and widespread dismay over the reality of an overreaching government immediately followed.

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Healthy, Wealthy and Wise

Hoover Institution Press Today Releases Book Highlighting a Market-Based Alternative to ObamaCare Healthy, Wealthy and Wise: Five Steps to a Better Health Care System (2nd ed.)

Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Stanford

In this second edition of Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise, the authors offer market-based reform alternatives to ObamaCare—the health care reform proposed in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) in 2010.

Press Releases
Eight Questions You Should Ask about Our Health Care System (Even if the Answers Make You Sick), by Charles E. Phelps.

Hoover Institution Press Releases Book Examining the Economic Issues Surrounding the U.S. Health Care System

Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Stanford

Hoover Institution Press today released Eight Questions You Should Ask about Our Health Care System (Even if the Answers Make You Sick), a book by Charles E. Phelps.

Press Releases
Putting Our House in Order: A Guide to Social Security and Health Care Reform

Putting Our House in Order: A Guide to Social Security and Health Care Reform by George P. Shultz and John B. Shoven

Monday, July 21, 2008
Stanford

A former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury and an eminent economist, both Hoover Institution fellows, tackle the biggest social issue of our time in the book Putting Our House in Order: A Guide to Social Security and Health Care Reform (W.W. Norton, 2008).

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The Working Group on Health Care Policy aims to devise public policies that enable more Americans to get better value for their health care dollar and foster appropriate innovations that will extend and improve life.

Key principles to guide the group's policy formation include focusing on the central role of individual choice and competitive markets in financing and delivering health services, individual responsibility for health behaviors and decisions, and appropriate guidelines for government intervention in health care markets.