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AnneMarie Schieber

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AnneMarie Schieber is a research fellow at The Heartland Institute and managing editor of Health Care News, Heartland's monthly newspaper for health care reform.

Prior to joining Heartland, Schieber was a Senior Investigative Analyst and Community Engagement Manager for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. There, she helped promote the idea that the best way government can serve people is by creating a climate where people can thrive by is for and by themselves. She produced over 100 short films in which she cast real people to illustrate how public policy can greatly impact lives and in some cases, those stories led to reform. Schieber's work was recognized by Reason, Think Freely Great Communicators, and Lights! Camera! Liberty! as well as the Detroit Society of Professional Journalists.

Before her work in the liberty movement, Schieber spent several decades at television stations in Michigan, Minnesota, New York and Pennsylvania as an investigative news reporter. The Associated Press awarded her the top honor of "Best Individual Reporting" for being the first reporter to call attention to government efforts to subsidize spending by increasing automobile fines, typically on low-income motorists. She earned recognition from the Michigan Bar Association for a series of reports on child abuse, which identified gaps in the law that allowed abusers to remain in homes with their victims.

In her career, Schieber learned a great deal about winning public attention, sometimes to personal advantage. She made news while traveling in Cleveland, Ohio when she lobbied the media to help track down a custom made violin for her daughter stolen from the trunk of her car. Within hours, tips from all over Cleveland came in until someone spotted the instrument at a flea market being sold by a thief who was linked to a long string of unsolved robberies. 

A New Jersey native, Schieber now lives in her adopted home of Michigan where she raised three daughters with her late husband and enjoys running, reading, watching movies, videography, cooking and staying active in the community and church. She recently managed communications in a gubernatorial race and contributes to the podcast of the Acton Institute.

Recent Articles and Publications

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June 14, 2019
By Matthew Glans, Lennie Jarratt, AnneMarie Schieber
“The current rules favoring employer-sponsored insurance have been in dire need of reform for years." - Matthew Glans
June 4, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Editor’s Note: With legislative sessions winding down in Missouri and Tennessee, three state lawmakers are hopeful their bills have opened the door to reform and eventual repeal of their states’ certificate of need (CON) laws.
June 3, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
A bill to create a Prescription Drug Affordability Board cleared the Maryland General Assembly and has been sent to Gov. Larry Hogan for his signature.
May 28, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
The biosimilar drug industry, along with consumer, taxpayer and health care groups are crying foul over the Food and Drug Administration’s newly released guidelines requiring a four-letter suffix on biosimilar drug names that would distinguish them from t
May 3, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
In May, the Trump administration will be wrapping up comment periods for two consumer-oriented initiatives reforming the way health insurance operates with providers and across state lines.
April 30, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
The Michigan House of Representatives passed a bill that would allow public libraries to stock and administer opioid overdose drugs.
April 26, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Following Arizona’s lead, Georgia, Texas, and Washington State are considering bans or mandated arbitration and price transparency in response to consumer complaints about surprise medical bills from out-of-network providers.
April 24, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Legislative fallout is occurring in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court declining to review a lower court decision rejecting Maryland’s 2017 law that authorized the state’s attorney general to review and regulate price increases of generic or off-patent dr

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