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Health Care
August 6, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses Medicaid expansion and how states can respond to the recent rejection of Utah's funding increase request for its' partial Medicaid expansion.
August 2, 2019
By Justin Haskins
Although the total costs of Medicare for All have been analyzed in detail in multiple studies, few have considered how these costs would affect U.S. taxpayers in specific income brackets.
August 1, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Recent study by Penn State researchers examined costs to states' Medicaid programs in treating the opioid epidemic, finding these costs exceeded more than $3 billion in 2013.
August 1, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans discusses how states can reform their health insurance regulations to encourage the growth of direct primary care services for patients.
July 19, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans discusses telehealth reform and how these services can improve the cost and availability of care.
July 19, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans examines how overly stringent licensing rules have contributed to the growing doctor shortage and how states can reform these rules.
July 11, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a revised Medicaid expansion proposal in the North Carolina legislature that uses the illusion of free-market reforms in an attempt to appease expansion opponents.
July 3, 2019
Over 150 individuals and organizations signed this letter opposing a proposal to amend Section 101 of the Patent Act.
July 1, 2019
This study measures physician interest in emerging employment areas
July 1, 2019
By Joanne M. Chiedi, Acting Inspector General
This report by the Office of Inspector General, U.S. Health and Human Services, finds deficiencies that harm Medicare beneficiaries.
June 28, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines single-payer health care systems, their many flaws, and outlines why legislators should resist efforts to implement these reforms at both the state and federal level.
June 27, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Rather than restricting access to electronic cigarettes with regulations, taxation, and even prohibition, lawmakers should embrace their use as an effective smoking cessation tool.
June 26, 2019
The study debunks the idea that employer insurance plans are subsidizing the uninsured through cost shifting.
June 25, 2019
By Doug Badger
This issue brief for The Heritage Foundation's Institute for Family, Community, and Opportunity looks at the possible unintended consequences of Congressional proposals to address surprise Medical billing.
June 24, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans discusses how work requirements are desperately needed to ensure the long-term viability of Medicaid and keep costs under control.
June 22, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans examines Medicaid waivers and argues states should be proactive and not wait for Congress to pursue Medicaid reform.
June 14, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new effort in Delaware to reform or repeal the state's certificate of need laws for health care providers.
June 14, 2019
The Trump Administration released a new rule regarding Health Reimbursement Arrangements which allows employers to give their workers tax-preferred funds to pay for health insurance.
June 12, 2019
Mark Shepard looks at date in the Boston health care market to show how insurers are restricting their networks.
June 6, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Medicaid expansion efforts in North Carolina and why the state should continue to resist calls to expand.