By paying doctors less than they’re willing to accept, an unelected panel will quietly restrict medical care. By Scott W. Atlas.
Governments have eased regulations with one hand and tightened them with the other.
November 18, 2013
The Hoover Institution hosted its annual Board of Overseers’ summer meeting during July 10–12, 2012.
The program began on Tuesday evening with two dinner presentations hosted by John Raisian. Hoover fellows Daniel Kessler and Michael McConnell discussed “Health Care and the Constitution,” with McConnell beginning by speaking to the current health care situation as affected by the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act and explained the difference between mandates enforced by a penalty versus a tax. Kessler spoke about changing the subsidy formula, Medicaid and Medicare, and the need to “get costs down.”
China has come to Africa. Can U.S. policy makers find ways to mesh, not clash, with Beijing’s interests? By Christopher C. Starling.
Do needle-exchange programs ward off disease—or consign addicts to death on the installment plan?
The factors underlying disparities in treatment
Regulation and risk aversion hinder advancement
Medical science won't support smoking
Medicare needs to cut costs, escape political interference, and stay in business. Here’s how it can do all three. By Daniel P. Kessler.
Can public policy support the institution of friendship?