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'Cruddy’ Plans Are Actually the Health-Care Solution

with George P. Shultz, Scott W. Atlas, John F. Coganvia Washington Post
Tuesday, January 7, 2014

The president has denigrated the essence of the most viable solution to Obamacare woes.

Healthcare warning
Analysis and Commentary

It's Time to Rethink Health Insurance

by George P. Shultz, Scott W. Atlas, John F. Coganvia Los Angeles Times
Monday, January 6, 2014

As the acute problems of the Affordable Care Act become increasingly apparent, it also has become clear that we need new ways of ensuring access to healthcare for all Americans. We should begin with an examination of health insurance.

Analysis and Commentary

Exposing The World's Great Lie About ObamaCare and Socialized Medicine

by Scott W. Atlasvia
Friday, January 3, 2014

The true harm of the ObamaCare law is still to come as new government authority over U.S. health care dramatically increases.


Scott Atlas on the John Batchelor (19:46)

with Scott W. Atlasvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Guests:  Larry Kudlow, CNBC, & Cumulus radio. David Davenport, Stanford & Scott W. Atlas, Yahoo!Finance. Rich Lowry, NRO, and author, Lincoln Unbound.

Analysis and Commentary

On Thanksgiving, Let's Be Thankful For What Remains Of America's Healthcare

by Scott W. Atlasvia
Thursday, November 28, 2013

The best in the world is needlessly being taken from us.

Scott W. Atlas, MD, is the David and Joan Traitel Senior Fellow at the Hoover In

Atlas on Lou Dobbs Tonight: “the public will have to drive the solution”

by Scott W. Atlasvia Lou Dobbs Tonight (Fox Business)
Monday, November 25, 2013

Hoover senior fellow Scott AtlasSo discusses the lasting legacy of Obamacare on Fox Business’s Lou Dobbs Tonight. Topics include choosing doctors and medical centers, continuity of care, primary-care shortages, and the backlash against Obamacare.


Scott Atlas on Lou Dobbs Tonight

with Scott W. Atlasvia Lou Dobbs Tonight (Fox Business)
Monday, November 25, 2013

Lou Dobbs Tonight on Fox Business Network - follow Lou Dobbs weekdays 7pm ET as he covers the major news stories of the day with a focus on politics and economics.

Analysis and Commentary

Obamacare Is Misguided: Let’s Prioritize Specialist Care and Technology

by Scott W. Atlasvia Yahoo!Finance
Thursday, November 7, 2013

From Yahoo Finance: By Scott W. Atlas, MD While today’s headlines focus on the horrendous technical failures of Obamacare’s insurance websites, and analysis remains fixated on insider political fights about the law, it will take years after this initial implementation for its real … Continue reading →


Scott Atlas on Sound Off Connecticut Radio

with Scott W. Atlasvia CBS Connecticut
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Analysis and Commentary

Obamacare's Majestic Failure Is About Much More Than 'Glitches'

by Scott W. Atlasvia
Thursday, October 24, 2013

The government is far outside its area of expertise,


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.