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Charles Blahous Discusses Obamacare On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Charles Blahousvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, August 17, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Charles Blahous discusses his Economics 21 article "Cutting Obamacare Subsidies Would Benefit Poor, Says CBO."


Cutting Obamacare Subsidies Would Benefit Poor, Says CBO

by Charles Blahousvia e21, Economic Policies for the 21st Century
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The Congressional Budget Office has issued a new report on the projected effects of terminating cost-sharing reduction subsidy payments under the Affordable Care Act, as President Trump has repeatedly threatened to do. These findings are counterintuitive and surprising.

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Trump Administration Will Continue Paying ‘Illegal’ Insurance Subsidies

quoting Charles Blahousvia LifeZette
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

President retreats from cutting off payments, deemed unlawful by a judge, to quicken Obamacare's collapse.


Scott Atlas Discusses Health Care On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses his plan for reforming health care.

In the News

20% Health Insurance Spike Likely If Subsidies End

quoting Lanhee J. Chenvia SF Gate
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Insurance premiums for health plans in the individual market would jump 20 percent in 2018 if the federal government stops funding billions of dollars in payments to insurance companies that help lower health care costs for poor Americans, according to an analysis released by the Congressional Budget Office on Tuesday.

In the News

Brent Batten: Watching Golf, Learning About Technology, Health Care And Economics

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Naples News (FL)
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Watching the PGA Championship golf tournament telecasts this weekend reminded me of something about TV and about the U.S. health care system.

In the News

Bipartisan Health Policy Coalition Urges Congress To Strengthen The ACA

quoting Lanhee J. Chenvia The Washington Post
Friday, August 11, 2017

An unlikely coalition of liberal and conservative health-policy leaders is calling on Congress to strengthen the existing health-care law in a variety of ways to help Americans get and keep insurance. In particular, the group is urging the government to continue paying all the federal subsidies provided under the Affordable Care Act and to help Americans enroll in coverage.

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Medicare Expansion: What Could Go Wrong?

quoting Charles Blahousvia Hot Air
Thursday, August 10, 2017

As both parties come to grips with their failures to revamp the health-insurance industry — Republicans on the failure to replace ObamaCare, Democrats on ObamaCare itself — some hope that a bipartisan compromise can resolve the issue. Both sides remain far apart, and progressive Democrats are continuing to press for single-payer, which is a no-go for Republicans.

In the News

Top Democratic, Republican Health Experts Agree On This Plan To Fix Obamacare

quoting Lanhee J. Chenvia Vox
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

A prominent and unlikely group of liberal and conservative health experts have authored an ambitious plan to fix the Affordable Care Act — and they plan to make a hard push for their ideas on Capitol Hill. The plan is notable because it has the support of especially well-connected health advisers on both sides of the aisle.

How Many Jobs Does ObamaCare Kill?

by Casey B. Mulliganvia The Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, July 5, 2017

We surveyed managers at small businesses and put the count at 250,000.


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.