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Opinion/Editorial Health Care
December 12, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
For years, doctors, patients and lawmakers have rightly complained federal rules and regulations make it all but impossible for states to reform and innovate Medicaid.
December 4, 2017
By Paul Driessen
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in France has received over $48 million from America’s National Institutes of Health (NIH), to determine whether various chemicals cause cancer in humans.
November 28, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
ortunately for state policymakers, there is now an option available to them to help create greater access to high-quality, more-affordable health care without increasing state budgets or the national debt: Section 1115 waivers.
November 25, 2017
By Daniel Sutter
Last spring Alabama’s legislature mandated coverage of autism therapy by health insurance plans.  Such mandates provide benefits to people without spending our tax dollars, but threaten the viability of health insurance.
November 14, 2017
By Matthew Glans
Congress has failed to pass a replacement of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and Obamacare’s collapse is inevitable. To protect their citizens, state lawmakers should take the lead in passing free-market health care reforms.
October 24, 2017
By Matthew Glans, Justin Haskins
The data show CON laws don’t work, and the reasons are obvious.
October 23, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
In November, Maine residents will be confronted with a ballot question asking them to expand MaineCare.
October 11, 2017
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
The opioid crisis in America is real, it is lethal, and it may be killing the nice family that lives next door to you.
September 21, 2017
By Bartley J. Madden
Free To Choose Medicine legislation has the potential to gather bipartisan support as a practical means to accelerate innovation and lower the costs of prescription drugs.
September 20, 2017
By Peter Ferrara
What does the term “single-payer” even mean? It’s Inside the Beltway jargon to describe a government monopoly over health care.