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How To Cut The Price Of Prescription Drugs

by Scott W. Atlasvia CNN
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Reducing the cost of medical care, rather than health insurance, is so often underemphasized or even absent from discussions of reforming the health care system. And yet lowering costs of medical care is essential for broadening access to care, reducing insurance premiums and ultimately ensuring better health.

Interviews

Lanhee Chen: The Here And Now Of Healthcare Reform

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Zetema Project
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the current state of health care reform.

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How The GOP Could Nudge The Uninsured Toward Coverage

by James C. Capretta, Lanhee J. Chenvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Automatically enroll many Americans in no-premium, high-deductible policies unless they opt out.

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The GOP’s Problem On Health Reform Is They’ve Spent Years Hiding Their Real Position

featuring Peter M. Robinson, Avik Roy, John Podhoretzvia Vox
Monday, April 17, 2017

America’s most interesting policy fight is between the Republicans’ real and fake health policies.

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The Challenges of Reforming Healthcare in a Partisan Era

via Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

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Ideas to reform health care, elections, politicians, society, and the family with Avik Roy and John Podhoretz.

Avik Roy and John Podhoretz discuss health care
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The Challenges Of Reforming Health Care In A Partisan Era

interview with Avik Roy, John Podhoretzvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Ideas to reform health care, elections, politicians, society, and the family with Avik Roy and John Podhoretz.

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The Curse Of The Cross Subsidy

quoting John H. Cochrane via Adam Smith Institute
Friday, April 7, 2017

John Cochrane's wrote an interesting piece on what he calls "the second original sin of healthcare regulation" (the first being the tax deductibility of employer provided group insurance of course). His post describes what's fundamentally broken about the US healthcare system, but his observation applies to far more than just healthcare.

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The Second Original Sin Of Healthcare Regulation

by John H. Cochrane via Grumpy Economist
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Whenever I advance one or another view of how a relatively free health care and insurance market could work a lot better than the mess we have now, the obvious question comes up: Well, what about the homeless person with a heart attack? You won't let him die in the gutter will you?

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100 Days Of Trump: Why GOP Tuesday Group Members Are No Friends Of The President

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Conservative HQ
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Even with the considerable buzz surrounding this week’s jolting but hardly unexpected revelation that Obama national security adviser Susan Rice was probably behind the effort to spy on the Trump campaign and the senate’s ongoing tug-of-war over Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination, people are still talking about healthcare.

Interviews

Lanhee Chen Discusses Health Care On Planet America (12:15)

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Planet America
Monday, April 3, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen explains why the American Health Care Reform Act bill failed and what might happen next concerning health care.

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Health Care Policy Working Group


The Working Group on Health Care Policy devises 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.