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Sorry NYT, the Medicare Cost Problem Remains Unsolved

by Charles Blahousvia e21, Economic Policies for the 21st Century
Thursday, September 18, 2014

On August 28 the New York Times published a provocative article entitled “Medicare: Not Such a Budget Buster Anymore.” Its thesis was that Medicare no longer poses the budgetary threat it was projected to just a few years ago (the New York Times piece contrasts current projections with those made in 2006), thanks in part to the Affordable Care Act and other changes in the healthcare sector.

Interviews

Lanhee Chen on Market Makers

via Bloomberg Television
Monday, September 15, 2014

Research Fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the continuing battle over the Affordable Care Act and the political issues facing Washington following the midterm elections on Market Makers.

Interviews

Lanhee Chen on the Hays Advantage (36:35)

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg Radio
Friday, September 12, 2014

Research Fellow Lanhee Chen discusses how Obamacare affects the upcoming midterm elections on the Hays Advantage.

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There Are Far Higher Public Health Priorities For Africa Than Ebola

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Wednesday, September 10, 2014

In a world of limited healthcare resources, we need to make hard decisions that will deliver high-impact outcomes for the most people at the least cost.  Giving the WHO an additional half-billion dollars to curb Ebola virus infections would be a poor choice.

Interviews

Lanhee Chen on the John Batchelor Show (32:50)

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Research Fellow Lanhee Chen discusses how the Affordable Care Act will impact the upcoming elections on the John Batchelor Show.

Interviews

Henry Miller on the John Batchelor Show (20:12)

interview with Henry I. Millervia John Batchelor Show
Monday, September 8, 2014

Hoover Fellow Henry Miller discusses the WHO's response to the ebola outbreak on the John Batchelor Show.
 

Blogs

The $20,000 Bruise

by John H. Cochrane via Grumpy Economist
Friday, September 5, 2014

The $20,000 bruise story in the Wall Street Journal makes good reading. All of these health care disasters make good reading.

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

'Biopharming' Offers A Powerful New Approach To Ebola And Other Diseases

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Due to the largest-ever Ebola virus outbreak in Africa and the treatment of a handful of patients with an experimental drug, there has been a resurgence of interest in therapeutics to treat the disease. 

Featured Commentary

The Republican Obamacare Battle Plan for 2015

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg View
Thursday, August 28, 2014

If Republicans capture control of both houses of Congress in November, they will have a golden opportunity to lay the groundwork for a market-based health-care overhaul -- a goal that can only be achieved after the next presidential election.

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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.