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Analysis and Commentary

FDA's Demands And Delays Harm Desperate Patients

by Henry I. Miller, John Cohrssenvia Forbes
Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Regulators sometimes respond positively to public pressure. During the height of the AIDS epidemic of the 1980’s, for example, the Food and Drug Administration came under fire and its headquarters was literally stormed by AIDS activists protesting regulators’ unwillingness to make new investigational drugs available to patients who had no alternative treatment.

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Debt? What Debt?

by Charles Blahousvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 21, 2016

The national debt is rising steeply. Somehow, voters manage not to notice. 

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America the Fixer-Upper

by George P. Shultz, John F. Coganvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 21, 2016

If we got entitlement programs under control, we could pay for the infrastructure we desperately need. 

In the News

Before The Debate: What 10 Health Care Experts Would Ask Trump And Clinton About Health Care

quoting Lanhee J. Chenvia Advisory Board
Friday, October 7, 2016

Do you plan to continue, expand upon, or scale back the payment delivery reforms contained in the Affordable Care Act?
Do you believe the efforts that the Obama Administration has undertaken in this regard have been successful?


Richard Epstein Discusses The Death Spiral In Obamacare

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, October 6, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses ObamaCare’s meltdown as well as Bill Clinton's recent remarks about Obamacare.

Analysis and Commentary

Is Bill Clinton Right About Obamacare?

by Lanhee J. Chenvia CNN
Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Bill Clinton raised some eyebrows on the campaign trail Monday when he declared that Obamacare "is the craziest thing in the world." He assailed the law for escalating health care costs and decreasing health plan choices amongst middle-income Americans.


Richard Epstein: Why Obamacare Is Collapsing and He's Not Voting For Trump, Hillary, Or Johnson

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Reason
Friday, September 23, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein talks about he collapse of the Obamacare exchanges; why cigarette companies don't owe smokers a dime; the recent legal campaign against Exxon Mobile related to global warming; Obama's dismal record; where the U.S. went wrong in Iraq; why he thinks Gary Johnson is a weak candidate; Hillary Clinton's criminal offenses; whether he favors Hillary or Trump; and why he's planning to sit out this election.


Lanhee Chen On The Hugh Hewitt Show

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Stitcher
Friday, September 16, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses Trump's economic plan as well as the Affordable Care Act.

The Effect of Medicare on The Disabled On The Market For Private Insurance
In the News

The Ticking Time Bomb Of Medicaid

quoting Scott W. Atlasvia People's Pundit Daily
Sunday, September 11, 2016

Hoover fellow Scott Atlas writes: Americans should be more worried than ever about Medicaid… The cost of the $500 billion program is expected to rise to $890 billion by 2024… Yet more spending doesn’t necessarily mean better care for beneficiaries… The expansion of Medicaid is one of the most misguided parts of ObamaCare… Some 55% of doctors in major metropolitan areas refuse to take new Medicaid patients… Medicaid enrollees who manage to see a doctor typically experience outcomes worse than those under private insurance.

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The FDA’s Power Grab

by David R. Henderson, Charles L. Hoopervia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, September 8, 2016

The agency has changed its own rules and now seeks to regulate drugs that pre-date its founding.


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.