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Interviews

Scott Atlas: The Potential For Health Care Savings Accounts To Engage Patients And Bend The Health Care Cost Curve

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia United States Congress Joint Economic Committee
Thursday, June 7, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas testifies before the Joint Economic Committee concerning "The Potential for Health Care Savings Accounts to Engage Patients and Bend the Health Care Cost Curve."

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An Interview With American Doctor Scott Atlas: “People Suffer From Increasingly Expensive Diseases”

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia ISTOÉ
Friday, May 25, 2018

Click Here For English Translation. At the same time that technological advances are constantly emerging to improve medical treatments, the costs of developing and deploying these same tools get louder and more difficult to access. Finding a formula that looks at funding for creating new resources and spending on care is a challenge. In this interview American physician Scott Atlas, explains that the way out is to leave the matter to the private market, stimulating competition with the care to ensure that poor people receive help from governments to get pay for their care. 

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Scott Atlas: Moderating Big Pharma Prices While Maintaining The Genius

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses his Defining Ideas column "An Overlooked Key To Lower Drug Prices."

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An Overlooked Key To Lower Drug Prices

by Scott W. Atlasvia Defining Ideas
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Policies aimed at reducing costs must not restrict supply, jeopardize quality, or inhibit innovation.

Interviews

A&G Hr. 1 & 3 How To Get The Biggest Paycheck With Scott Atlas (29:14)

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia Armstrong and Getty
Monday, March 26, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses his CNN article, “Soaring Drug Prices? Here's How To Control Them.” 

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Soaring Drug Prices? Here's How To Control Them

by Scott W. Atlasvia CNN
Wednesday, March 21, 2018

New Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar has identified his main priorities. At the top of his list is lowering prescription drug prices.

Interviews

Scott Atlas: The Remnants Of Shipwrecked Obamacare Threaten The Republicans Without Remedies

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses his Hill article "Aggressive deregulation is the key for competition-based, health-care reform."

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Aggressive Deregulation Is The Key For Competition-Based, Health-Care Reform

by Scott W. Atlasvia The Hill
Monday, March 19, 2018

Contrary to the prevailing narrative, health care reform is alive and progressing. The public only hears about a bungling Congress that cannot repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, a law that is already imploding on its own. This administration continues to implement strategic deregulation that will lower the cost of medical care and insurance through competition.

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The Path To Affordable Health Care

by Scott W. Atlasvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Incentivize consumers to seek value, increase the supply of care, and stimulate competition among providers.

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Single-Payer Health Care Is A Terrible Option

by Scott W. Atlasvia Defining Ideas
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Yes, everyone has insurance, but that’s meaningless when people are dying in line for care.

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Healthy, Wealthy and Wise

Hoover Institution Press Today Releases Book Highlighting a Market-Based Alternative to ObamaCare Healthy, Wealthy and Wise: Five Steps to a Better Health Care System (2nd ed.)

Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Stanford

In this second edition of Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise, the authors offer market-based reform alternatives to ObamaCare—the health care reform proposed in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) in 2010.

Press Releases
Eight Questions You Should Ask about Our Health Care System (Even if the Answers Make You Sick), by Charles E. Phelps.

Hoover Institution Press Releases Book Examining the Economic Issues Surrounding the U.S. Health Care System

Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Stanford

Hoover Institution Press today released Eight Questions You Should Ask about Our Health Care System (Even if the Answers Make You Sick), a book by Charles E. Phelps.

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Putting Our House in Order: A Guide to Social Security and Health Care Reform

Putting Our House in Order: A Guide to Social Security and Health Care Reform by George P. Shultz and John B. Shoven

Monday, July 21, 2008
Stanford

A former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury and an eminent economist, both Hoover Institution fellows, tackle the biggest social issue of our time in the book Putting Our House in Order: A Guide to Social Security and Health Care Reform (W.W. Norton, 2008).

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The Working Group on Health Care Policy aims to devise 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.

Key principles to guide the group's policy formation include focusing on the central role of individual choice and competitive markets in financing and delivering health services, individual responsibility for health behaviors and decisions, and appropriate guidelines for government intervention in health care markets.