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RNC: And Now For A Different Take On Obamacare ACA

quoting Lanhee J. Chenvia Medpage Today
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Reform, not repeal, urged by former HHS Secretary.

In the News

With Millions Covered, ‘Repeal And Replace’ Riskier

quoting Lanhee J. Chenvia Detroit News
Monday, July 18, 2016

Cleveland, we have a problem. As Republicans gather to anoint their presidential ticket, Donald Trump’s plan for replacing “Obamacare” appears to be anything but solid. A nonpartisan analysis recently found it would make 18 million people uninsured.

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New Issue Of Hoover Digest Online

via Hoover Institution
Monday, July 18, 2016

The latest issue of Hoover Digest is now available online.

Analysis and Commentary

Lax FDA Oversight Of 'Compounded Drugs' Is A Matter Of Life And Death

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Monday, July 18, 2016

People naturally assume that the medicines prescribed by doctors are tightly regulated and have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, but that’s not true.

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Paul Ryan’s Health Care Blueprint Is ‘Starting Point,’ House GOP Says

quoting Lanhee J. Chenvia The Washington Post
Wednesday, July 13, 2016

House Republicans say their long-awaited plan to replace Obamacare is generating enough buzz to be a springboard for legislative work in 2017, so long as the election goes their way, though members say the election-year proposal is a “starting point” and not a shovel-ready plan.

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Blueprint for America

via Books by Hoover Fellows
Friday, July 8, 2016

Scholars at the Hoover Institution—professors, thinkers, and practitioners of global renown in their respective fields—offer a series of policy ideas that would shore up the long-term foundations of American strengths.

Analysis and Commentary

Jonathan Skinner On Health Care Costs, Technology, And Rising Mortality

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, July 11, 2016

Technology and innovation usually mean higher quality and lower prices. Is health care different? Jonathan Skinner of Dartmouth College talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about how technology and innovation affect the cost and efficacy of health care.

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Hope for Stolen Lives

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

For families struggling with rare diseases, bureaucracy is in some ways a tougher enemy than the diseases themselves. How to change that.

Analysis and Commentary

We Are Endangered By Drug Shortages--And The FDA Shares The Blame

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Many critical, widely-used medicines--especially sterile injectables--are in short supply. Federal policies and actions are partly to blame.

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Stop Worrying About GMOs; It's That Organic Granola Bar That Could Make You Sick

by Henry I. Millervia Los Angeles Times
Thursday, June 30, 2016

Karma can be so cruel. Just think how many times anti-GMO activists have protested against the imaginary risks of food that has been genetically modified. Now a favorite snack of those same protesters, the sacred granola bar, has been found to pose an actual health risk.

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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.