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Linda Gorman


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Linda Gorman is Director of the Health Care Policy Center at the Independence Institute, a state-based free market think tank in Denver, Colorado.

Linda Gorman is Director of the Health Care Policy Center at the Independence Institute, a state-based free market think tank in Denver, Colorado.

A former academic economist, she has written extensively about the problems created by government interference in health care decisions and the promise of consumer directed health care.

In addition to her work for the Independence Institute she has written for professional journals, periodicals, newspapers, and specialist blogs. At present, she is also a member of the Colorado Commission on Affordable Health Care.

Recent Articles and Publications

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November 9, 2016
By Peter Ferrara, Michael Hamilton, Jesse Hathaway, Dr. Donald J. Devine, Lennie Jarratt, H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Benson, Robert Zubrin, Isaac Orr, Robert G. Holland, Heather Kays, Paul Driessen, Dan Miller, Larry Kaufmann, Donn Dears, Charles Battig, Brendon Swedlow, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Neal Schuerer, Bradley A. Smith, Twila Brase, Joe Cobb, Matt A. Mayer, Thomas A. Firey, Bernard (Bud) Weinstein, James H. Rust, Linda Gorman, Devon Herrick, Jason Bedrick, Nick Dranias, Lawrence H. White, Howard Segermark, James E. Enstrom, Mischa Popoff, Clifford Thies, Peter R. Cook, Charles N. Steele, Gerard Gianoli, M.D., Brian R. Forrest, M.D., Cedric Keith, Michael Schaus, Benita M. Dodd, Roger Stark, M.D., Kathy Hoekstra, Sandra Stotsky
In the November 8 election, Donald Trump won the presidency and Republicans retained control of the House and Senate. In state races, Republicans expanded their majorities in state legislatures and gubernatorial mansions.
December 22, 2015
By Linda Gorman
Linda Gorman, director of the Health Care Policy Center at the Independence Institute, was appointed in 2015 to the Colorado Commission on Afforadable Health Care.
February 19, 2015
By Linda Gorman
The United Kingdom’s single-payer health care system provides an important model, and cautionary tale, for those who advocate such a system in United States.
November 5, 2014
By Linda Gorman
Even though Medicaid has long had a reputation for making it difficult for enrollees to get medical care, states still do not have the necessary systems for ensuring Medicaid delivers adequate health care.
October 16, 2013
By Linda Gorman, Ben DeGrow
An initiative on the November ballot in Colorado would raise the state income tax $1 billion annually, making it the largest tax increase in state history, according to state estimates.
July 1, 2013
By Linda Gorman
Supporters of Obamacare claim that it will reduce Colorado health care costs and health insurance premiums. Nonsense. Even economist Jonathan Gruber, an ObamaCare architect, estimated that it would increase premiums in Colorado’s individual market by 19%.
June 21, 2013
By Linda Gorman
In this policy brief, John Graham contends that Michigan lawmakers are currently deciding whether to expand the state's Medicaid program to cover people newly eligible for federal Medicaid subsidies under the Affordable Care Act of 2010, commonly known
June 20, 2013
By Linda Gorman
In this posting at the Health Care Policy Center for Independence, Linda Gorman points out a harsh reality:Even before the Colorado legislature passed the All-Payer Database law and the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing turned your medical

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