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Interviews

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.

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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.

Law, Healthcare, and Finance
Analysis and Commentary

As Health Care Costs Keep Rising

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Townhall
Thursday, September 8, 2016

Health care costs keep rising, and it’s the middle class in America that’s feeling the squeeze.

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The Libertarian: “EpiPens And Drug Pricing”

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, September 1, 2016

Is corporate greed or bad public policy to blame for the latest drug pricing controversy?

Analysis and Commentary

Bailing On Obamacare

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Townhall
Tuesday, August 30, 2016

It’s another day, and we have more bad news about Obamacare. Some of the nation’s largest insurers have decided they don’t want to sell insurance on the law’s health insurance exchanges. 

Interviews

Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Friday, August 26, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses the problems with the Affordable Care Act and what can be done to resolve the problems.

Interviews

Lanhee Chen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses his Townhall comment: Is the "Affordable Care Act: Affordable?"

Analysis and Commentary

The Twenty-Niners

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, August 23, 2016

"We're Hiring Economics Writers," says the headline of a post at the web site FiveThirtyEight. Good for them.

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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.