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Senator Booker: Public Option Is ‘First Step’ To Medicare For All

quoting Scott W. Atlasvia Orlando Political Observer
Friday, July 26, 2019

In an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday, Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) became the latest Democratic presidential candidate to confirm that a new government insurance system known as a “public option” is designed to lead to Medicare for all, meaning it would ultimately subject Americans to the same high costs, unaffordable tax increases, loss of consumer choice and diminished access to high-quality health care.

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Dr. Scott Atlas On Health Care Reform: Americans “Will Have Unequal Access And Unequal Quality Of Health Care.”

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia Fox News Radio
Friday, July 26, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas shares his perspective on health care reform.

Analysis and Commentary

The Effects Of Multispecialty Group Practice On Health Care Spending And Use

by Laurence Baker, M. Kate Bundorf, Anne Beeson Royaltyvia The National Bureau Of Economic Research
Friday, July 26, 2019
U.S. physicians are increasingly joining multispecialty group practices. In this paper, we analyze how a primary care physician’s practice type – single (SSP) versus multispecialty practice (MSP) – affects health care spending and use.
In the News

Multispecialty Practices Can Cut Costs Among Medicare Patients With Chronic Conditions

quoting M. Kate Bundorfvia Stanford Medicine
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Many primary care physicians continue to join multispecialty group practices instead of working in their own solo practices or in practices with only other primary care doctors.
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Want To Fix Health Insurance? Start With The Tax Code

quoting John H. Cochranevia Foundation for Economic Education
Thursday, July 25, 2019
In March, President Trump tweeted, “The Republican Party will become ‘the party of healthcare!’”
Interviews

Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 1 Of 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, July 24, 2019

(Part 1) Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Drug Pricing Made Easy."

Interviews

Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 2 Of 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, July 24, 2019

(Part 2) Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Drug Pricing Made Easy."

Featured

The Fraud Of Single-Payer Health Care

by Scott W. Atlasvia The Washington Times
Wednesday, July 24, 2019

The consistent failures of single-payer health care worldwide are well-documented.

In the News

Beware Biden’s ‘Public Option’

quoting Scott W. Atlasvia The Business Journal
Monday, July 22, 2019

In the face of calls for “Medicare for All” on the presidential campaign trail, Joe Biden is pushing an old, familiar tune called “the public option.”

Interviews

Scott Atlas: Healthcare Costs Up, Quality Down. The Problem With Biden's Public Option.

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia Armstrong and Getty
Friday, July 19, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses the flaws in Joe Biden's public option healthcare plan.

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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.