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InterviewsHealth Care

Charles Blahous: Top Expert On Warren Healthcare Plan: I Was Incredulous, It Was A “Mirage”

interview with Charles Blahousvia Fox News
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Charles Blahous discusses Elizabeth Warren's proposal to ostensibly pay for the costs of Medicare for All without raising taxes on the middle class. 

Analysis and Commentary

Keith Smith On Free Market Health Care

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, November 18, 2019

Entrepreneur and Anesthesiologist Keith Smith of the Surgery Center of Oklahoma talks with host Russ Roberts about what it's like to run a surgery center that posts prices on the internet and that does not take insurance. Along the way, he discusses the distortions in the market for health care and how a real market for health care might function if government took a smaller role.

Analysis and Commentary

Nobel Laureates Aim Too Low On Global Poverty

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Saturday, November 16, 2019

The above is the title that the Wall Street Journal gave my article on the recent winners of the Nobel Prize in economics. Now that the 30 days is up, I’m posting the whole article below.

InterviewsHealth Care

Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show: Sen. Warren Confused About Medicare For All

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Unconstitutional Medicare-For-All."

In the News

Warren’s Medicare For All Plan Counts Chickens, Kills Geese

cited Charles Blahousvia Inside Sources
Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Senator Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, has revealed how she anticipates financing Medicare for All (M4A). Summing up, her plan underestimates costs, overestimates revenues, and glosses over devastating effects on the U.S. economy.

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Unconstitutional Medicare-For-All

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, November 11, 2019

 Elizabeth Warren's plan needs a robust take-down

Analysis and CommentaryHealth Care

Blahous: There’s Still No Plan To Finance ‘Medicare For All’

by Charles Blahousvia Pantagraph
Saturday, November 9, 2019

On Nov. 1, presidential candidate and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., announced a proposal billed as a financing plan for “Medicare for All.” Unfortunately, it does not even acknowledge, let alone finance, the costs of Medicare for All.

InterviewsHealth Care

Richard Epstein: Warrencare: Taxman Approaches (Part 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Friday, November 8, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Warrencare."

InterviewsHealth Care

Richard Epstein: Warrencare: Taxman Approaches (Part 1)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Friday, November 8, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Warrencare."

Analysis and CommentaryHealth Care

Lanhee Chen: Warren’s 52 Trillion Dollar Medicare-For-All

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Townhall Review
Friday, November 8, 2019

$52 trillion dollars. That’s the price-tag for Elizabeth Warren’s plan to bring single-payer, government-run health care to America. And, believe it or not, that number may actually be a conservative estimate for what Medicare-for-all would cost.

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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.