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Report: Reforming America’s Healthcare System Through Choice and Competition

Health care markets could work more efficiently and Americans could receive more effective, high-value care if we remove and revise certain federal and state regulations and policies that inhibit choice and competition.

Ocasio-Cortez Realizes It’s Expensive To Pay For Other People’s Pre-Existing Conditions

Ocasio-Cortez’ complaints about the lack of affordability of health insurance demonstrate the way liberals who claim to support Obamacare’s pre-existing condition “protections”—and have forcibly raised others’ premiums to pay for those “protections”—don’t want to pay those higher premiums themselves.

Trump Administration Details Health-Law Waivers for States

This week, CMS released four templates detailing how states may use waivers. States will get significantly more leeway to change the way they distribute and structure ACA premium subsidies that now go to almost nine million people.

A Judge Will Likely Rule Against Obamacare. Here’s What Should Happen Next.

Texas v. Azar likely will incite another episode of Washington hysteria and irrationality. It also will give states the chance to divert health care policy from its calamitous course. Congress should proceed deliberately and let states lead the way.

Let the Individual Mandate Die

Conflicts with federal law will make state-level health-insurance mandates ineffective or unduly onerous, and governors and legislatures would do well to steer clear. While states can require citizens to purchase health coverage, they will have trouble ensuring compliance.

Administrative Actions

White House Urges States to Repeal Certificate-Of-Need Laws

The Trump administration on Monday urged states to scale back their certificate-of-need laws and scope...

Trump’s Misguided Solution to Drug Prices

The Trump administration has made important progress in loosening the federal government’s grip on private...

Short-Term Insurance Plans Are Enticing, Low-Cost Alternatives for Healthy People

Supporters of the nation’s health law condemn them. A few states, including California and New...

HHS Details Strategy to Reduce Burden of Electronic Health Records

HHS wants to cut down on the effort it takes providers to put information in...

Trump Administration Details Health-Law Waivers for States

This week, CMS released four templates detailing how states may use waivers. States will get...

Need for Reform

Data Proves That Medicaid Needs Work Requirements

When the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) added healthy, able-bodied adults without...

Ocasio-Cortez Realizes It’s Expensive To Pay For Other People’s Pre-Existing Conditions

Ocasio-Cortez’ complaints about the lack of affordability of health insurance demonstrate the way liberals who...

The Health 202: Obamacare Enrollment Is Lagging, Despite Cheaper Options

Enrollment in the health-care marketplaces still appears to be lagging halfway through the ACA’s sixth...

Americans Are in the Dark About Accessing Healthcare Coverage

The its 2019 State of Healthcare and Politics Report from insuranceQuotes.com unveils Americans’ knowledge, views and predictions...

Obamacare-Inflated Health Costs Are Sucking Away Tax Reform’s Success For Families

Despite good economic news, the high costs of health care remain the most pressing and...

Of Interest

Drug Spending Stays Almost Flat Under Trump

Spending on prescription drugs was nearly flat during President Trump’s first year in office, according...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s $21 Trillion Mistake

Representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) supports expanding Medicare to people under 65, what’s known as single-payer...

The Misleading Claim That $21 Trillion in Misspent Pentagon Funds Could Pay for ‘Medicare for All’

Representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the New York Democrat who has become a darling of the progressive...

Reading The Healthcare Tea Leaves In The 2018 Midterm Elections

Interestingly, in races where Democrats won GOP seats, the number one issue was healthcare. Whereas...

What Do The Midterms Mean For Medicare For All?

Many observers dismiss single-payer health care as a political non-starter , but this traditional view...

Real Reform

Want To Reduce Health Insurance Premiums? Repeal Obamacare’s Premium Tax

The blue ribbon for the Dumbest Tax in Obamacare goes to its tax on health insurance...

Free Market Will Reduce Cost of Health Care

The free market leads to tangible savings across many sectors, and there’s no reason why...

Republicans Shouldn’t Embrace ACA Rules About Pre-Existing Conditions

Most Republican candidates failed to adequately address the issue of pre-existing conditions ahead of the...

Three Ways to Promote Health Care Openness

Health care is one of the most regulated industries in American life. Consider the myriad regulations preventing...

CMS Takes Action to Lower Prescription Drug Costs by Modernizing Medicare

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed polices for 2020 to strengthen...

State Actions

80% Using Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion Are Ineligible, Louisiana Report Finds

Louisiana’s legislative auditor wanted to know how the state’s expansion of Medicaid under Obamacare was...

Feds Re-Approve New Rules for Kentucky Medicaid

The Trump administration has again approved new rules for some of Kentucky’s Medicaid population, requiring...

A Judge Will Likely Rule Against Obamacare. Here’s What Should Happen Next.

Texas v. Azar likely will incite another episode of Washington hysteria and irrationality. It also...

Let the Individual Mandate Die

Conflicts with federal law will make state-level health-insurance mandates ineffective or unduly onerous, and governors...

California’s New Governor Embodies Democrats’ Dilemma on Single Payer

California’s next governor Gavin Newsom is an avowed single-payer supporter in the country’s most populous...