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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.