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Lanhee Chen on the Bloomberg Advantage (13:54)

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

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

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Charles Blahous on the John Batchelor Show (19:02)

interview with Charles Blahousvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Research Fellow Charles Blahous discusses the Affordable Care Act on the John Batchelor Show.

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If You Like Choice In Health Care, Look To Republicans

by Scott W. Atlasvia CNN
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

America is facing the greatest health care challenges in its history.

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Liberal Arrogance At The Core Of Obamacare

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg
Friday, November 14, 2014

Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber has gotten in trouble for remarks that applaud -- in the words of Washington Post reporters Robert Costa and Jose DelReal -- “the deliberatively deceptive way” the health-care law was written to get it passed in Congress.

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Congress and ObamaCare: What To Expect Next

by Scott W. Atlasvia Fox News
Friday, November 14, 2014

The resounding rejection of President Obama and his administration’s policies seems like the obvious interpretation of the midterm election. And polling indicates that ObamaCare ranked near the top of the issues serving as the object of that widespread repudiation.

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Obamacare Architect Exposes Progressive Totalitarianism

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage
Thursday, November 13, 2014

Professor Jonathan Gruber of MIT, who designed the Affordable Care Act, used to be the symbol of the Democrats’ technocratic bona fides, and an example of how big government with its “scientific” experts can solve social and economic problems from health care to a warming planet.

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Obama's Health-Care Legacy Will Survive Even If The Supreme Court Guts Obamacare

by Tod Lindbergvia New Republic
Thursday, November 13, 2014

The first time the Supreme Court took a case on Obamacare, most supporters of the law responded with derision. Who could take seriously the argument that the “individual mandate” was unconstitutional?

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Ebola Quarantines Must Be Applied With Caution

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Wednesday, November 12, 2014

With phrases like “better safe than sorry” and “look before you leap,” it’s clear that concerns about risk are reflected in our vernacular.  In the ongoing discussions about the precautions needed to prevent more U.S. cases of Ebola, you often hear the term, “in an abundance of caution…” usually invoked to justify a high level of government intrusion, such as quarantine.

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Becky Liddicoat Yamarik on Palliative Care and End-of-Life Medical Issues

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, November 10, 2014

Becky Liddicoat Yamarik, Hospice Palliative Care Physician, talks to EconTalk hostRuss Roberts about the joys and challenges of providing care for terminally ill patients. The two discuss the services palliative care provides, how patients make choices about quality of life and when to stop receiving treatment, conflicts of interest between patients and families, and patients' preparedness to make these decisions.

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Congress Can Fix the ACA With These 3 Principles

by Charles Blahousvia e21, Economic Policies for the 21st Century
Monday, November 10, 2014

The Affordable Care Act presents the incoming Congress with substantive and political challenges. On the one hand its widely-acknowledged problems warrant repair, and the electorate has made its displeasure with it loud and clear. On the other hand, the whole ACA will not be repealed while there is power-sharing between a Republican Congress and a Democratic administration. Consequently this Congress will need to be very clear-sighted about what it can fix and what it cannot. 


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.