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Healthcare Costs
Analysis and Commentary

The Coming Two-Tier Health System

by Scott W. Atlasvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

With the unveiling of the Affordable Care Act's website, the public experienced a painful reminder of the consequences of the government's new authority over health care.

Healthcare warning
Analysis and Commentary

Measuring the Success of Obamacare: Don't Be Misled

by Scott W. Atlasvia Real Clear Politics
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Many key provisions of The Affordable Care Act were finally implemented earlier this year, and widespread dismay over the reality of an overreaching government immediately followed.

A Policy too Far

by George P. Shultz, Scott W. Atlas, John F. Coganvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 21, 2014

Yes, we need to make affordable health insurance available. But to do so we need to scrap the “cover everything” mentality.

Interviews

Scott Atlas on the John Batchelor Show (19:36)

with Scott W. Atlasvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Healthcare Costs
Analysis and Commentary

Single Payer Is Inevitably Hillary Clinton's Unwise Fix For Obamacare

by Scott W. Atlasvia Forbes.com
Friday, March 28, 2014
Hillary Clinton
Analysis and Commentary

Would Hillary Clinton Give Us Worse Than ObamaCare?

by Scott W. Atlasvia Investor's Business Daily
Tuesday, March 11, 2014

It's time to consider what the presumptive 2016 Democrat nominee for president, Hillary Clinton, will do with ObamaCare as it continues to implode. Will she distance herself from it?

Interviews

Scott Atlas on the John Batchelor Show (30:14)

with Scott W. Atlasvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, March 11, 2014

 Larry Kudlow, The Kudlow Report, CNBC; and Cumulus Media radio. Sudeep Reddy, WSJ. John H. Cochrane, Hoover, Cato, & Grumpy Economist, Booth School of Business. Scott W Atlas: Hoover, Investors Business Daily & FoxNews.com.

Analysis and Commentary

When Will the Backlash Occur?

by Scott W. Atlasvia FoxNews.com
Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Americans watching the Affordable Care Act’s implementation are witnessing a government policy debacle that is as large as any in memory.

Analysis and Commentary

Why Is The Public Being Stonewalled On Serious ObamaCare Fixes?

by Scott W. Atlasvia Forbes.com
Sunday, January 26, 2014

The political fall-out to the Democrats from the ACA is threatening their standing in the upcoming elections.

The Doctor Won't See You Now

by Scott W. Atlasvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, January 21, 2014

As the new federal program seeks to limit Americans’ access to spe-cialists and medical innovations, primary-care doctors will become ever more scarce.

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David and Joan Traitel Senior Fellow
Leonard and Shirley Ely Senior Fellow
Keith and Jan Hurlbut Senior Fellow

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.