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Life-saving Drugs and Deadly Delays

by Henry I. Millervia New York Post
Sunday, September 28, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration just granted permission for “expanded access” to an experimental medicine for Ebola. It’s OK as far as it goes, but it’s an exception to the FDA’s reluctance to approve the use of life-saving products.

Interviews

Lanhee Chen on the Lars Larson Show

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Lars Larson Show
Friday, September 26, 2014

Research Fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the Affordable Care Act on the Lars Larson Show.

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Runaway Obamacare Spending Will Cost Democrats

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg View
Friday, September 26, 2014

As we start the final stretch before the midterm elections, many analysts are convinced that Obamacare isn't the hot political issue it once was. While the flood of negative publicity about the law has subsided of late, a majority of people still oppose it, according to a Real Clear Politics average of polls taken from Sept. 2-15.

Interviews

Scott Atlas on the Lars Larson Show (1:12)

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia Lars Larson Show
Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Senior Fellow Scott Atlas discusses the Affordable Care Act and how it is changing the way people seek medical care on the Lars Larson Show.

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Charles Blahous on the John Batchelor Show (5:02)

interview with Charles Blahousvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Research Fellow Charles Blahous discusses Medicare spending on the John Batchelor Show.

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Lanhee Chen on Bloomberg Surveillance

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg
Monday, September 22, 2014

Research Fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the Affordable Care Act on Bloomberg Surveillance.

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Unintended Consequences of De-Insuring Insurance

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, September 22, 2014

Over at Mother Jones, Kevin Drum has noticed that some health insurers are charging a huge co-insurance rate for HIV drugs. He writes:

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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.

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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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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.