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The Terrible Human Costs Of "Free" Health Care

quoting Scott W. Atlasvia Independent Women's Forum
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Ironically, it was the failures of the Affordable Care Act (higher premiums and deductibles and more restrictive plans) that made health care the big (only?) issue for Democrats in the midterms. Now, the Democrats, who brought us the Affordable Care Act without a single Republican vote, are ready move forward again with a "solution" to the problems created by the Affordable Care Act: single-payer health care.

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3 Reasons 'Medicare For All' Is A Really Bad Idea

quoting Scott W. Atlasvia Reason
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

It will cost way too much, increase wait times, and slow down the development of new drugs.

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A Leading Physician And Health Policy Researcher Explains How To Reform Health Care

by Lee Ohanian interview with Scott W. Atlasvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

This week’s California on Your Mind commentary presents a question and answer session with Scott W. Atlas, MD about health care policy. Dr. Atlas is uniquely positioned to explain what is wrong with our current health care policies and what should be done to reform the system. Dr. Atlas is the David and Joan Traitel Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.

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The False Promise Of ‘Medicare For All’

by Scott W. Atlasvia The Wall Street Journal
Monday, November 12, 2018

Cost is only part of the problem. Single-payer systems create long waits and delays on new drugs.

Interviews

Crossing Lines With Lanhee Chen: A Pollster, A Journo, And Why We Can’t Just Get Along

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Ricochet
Friday, November 9, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen recaps the midterm elections and talks about how Republicans should address health care reform going forward.

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Lanhee Chen: Election Fallout: Where Does U.S. Health Care Go From Here?

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Center for Health Journalism
Friday, November 9, 2018
Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses what to expect concerning health care after the midterm elections.
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Election Fallout: Where Does U.S. Health Care Go From Here?

mentioning Lanhee J. Chenvia Center for Health Journalism
Thursday, November 8, 2018

Health care topped voter concerns in the run-up to the midterm elections, beating out the economy and jobs. And voters were right to be concerned. The midterm results have enormous implications for the future of U.S. health care policy. With the Democrats winning a majority in the House of Representatives, GOP attempts to legislatively repeal the Affordable Care Act are now thwarted. 

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New Issue Of Hoover Digest Online

via Hoover Digest
Friday, November 2, 2018

The fall issue of Hoover Digest is now available online. The journal focuses on topics both classical—the economy, personal freedom, the role of government—and timely, such as cybersecurity, terrorism, and geopolitical shifts. 

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Cross Subsidies And Monopolization, Explained

by John H. Cochrane via Grumpy Economist
Thursday, November 1, 2018

I found a beautiful, clear, detailed, fact-based, and devastating explanation of how forced cross-subsidies, monopolized markets, and lack of competition conspire to strangle the American health care system.

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The Most Misunderstood Part Of Health Reform

by Scott W. Atlasvia The Washington Times
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

This week, the administration proposed loosening restrictions on employee accounts designated for health care. Perfect timing. Employees are now selecting 2019 benefits, and health care is the most valued of all.

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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.