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Time Running Out To Fix Social Security, Medicare: BPC

quoting Charles Blahousvia Think Advisor
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Further delays could mean deeper cuts in benefits or increases in taxes or both, according to a BPC report by the last two public trustees of the Trust funds.


Scott Atlas On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses his Wall Street Journal article "The Health Reform That Hasn’t Been Tried."


Guns Are America’s Blind Spot; In Britain, It’s Health Care

by Niall Fergusonvia Boston Globe
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

 [Subscription Required] We live in a small world. There are in fact just two degrees of separation between you and someone who attended the concert in Las Vegas last Sunday at which Stephen Paddock killed 58 people. That is because you are reading my column and my son’s nanny was there with a group of her friends. (Luckily, she left before the shooting began, and none of her friends was hit. Spattered with the blood of others, but physically unscathed.)

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

Office Hours: Scott Atlas On Single Payer

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia
Monday, October 9, 2017

Hoover Institution senior fellow Scott Atlas responds to your questions on health care reform and single payer proposals.

In the News

As ACA Enrollment Nears, White House Aims To Undercut Law

quoting Lanhee J. Chenvia Buffalo News
Thursday, October 5, 2017

For months, officials in Republican-controlled Iowa had sought federal permission to revitalize their ailing health-insurance marketplace. Then President Trump read about the request in a newspaper story and called the federal director weighing the application.


Atlas On Health

by John H. Cochrane featuring Scott W. Atlasvia Grumpy Economist
Wednesday, October 4, 2017

My colleague Scott Atlas has a superb oped in today's (October 4) Wall Street Journal. Instead of just arguing about health insurance and how we, via the government, will subsidize and pay for health care demand, let's fix the equally catastrophically broken health supply system.


The Health Reform That Hasn’t Been Tried

by Scott W. Atlasvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, October 3, 2017

ObamaCare subsidizes bloated insurance policies. Republicans should try a whole new approach.

In the News

U.S. Actress Reveals Cancer Diagnosis, Calls For Universal Health Care

quoting Scott W. Atlasvia World Tribune
Friday, September 29, 2017

In announcing via Twitter that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer, American actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus said universal health care should be “a reality” in the United States.


Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show (4:48)

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses the decision not to go forward with the Graham-Cassidy bill as well as President Trump's tax reform speech.


Lanhee Chen: Senate Kills The Graham-Cassidy Bill

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the Senate GOP's decision to give up on their last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare and pass the Graham-Cassidy bill.


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.