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Roger Beauchamp

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Roger G. Beauchamp, D.D.S., is a policy advisor for health care at The Heartland Institute.

Roger G. Beauchamp, D.D.S., graduated from the University of Michigan with the degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1959. He is a founding member and past president of Doctor's Park of Escanaba, Michigan, which has provided office space for more than 50 health care professionals. Doctors Park built a suite to house the Michigan State University medical education program when it was graduating 10 students per year trained as family physicians with a traditional M.D. degree.

Dr. Beauchamp is a founding member of Medicenter of Escanaba, one of our nation’s early skilled care nursing facilities. He has served as president of the Cloverland District Dental Society, a trustee of the Michigan Dental Association, and a representative to the American Dental Association. He has participated in the Health Benefits Reform internet debate group since approximately 2010. The group was once monitored by Greg Scandlen, former associate editor of Health Care News.

Dr. Beauchamp has written numerous articles on health care reform, specifically health care tax policy. He resides with his wife in Horseshoe Bay, Texas. Some of his writings appear at his website,

Recent Articles and Publications

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October 13, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Peter Ferrara, S. T. Karnick, Heartland Staff, Jane M. Orient, M.D., John Dale Dunn, Roger Beauchamp , Hal Scherz, Michael J. Koriwchak , Chad Savage, Devon Herrick, Scott Ehrlich, Dave Racer, Kathleen Brown , Twila Brase
"Attention Congress, this is what leadership looks like." - Tim Huelskamp
July 13, 2017
By Peter Ferrara, Justin Haskins, Michael Hamilton, Dave Racer, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Devon Herrick, Chad Savage, Scott Ehrlich, Brian R. Forrest, M.D., Roger Beauchamp
‘The Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) is hardly perfect or even a repeal of Obamacare. However, given the political realities facing the nation and the dire state of the health care market, the BCRA would be a positive step.’ – Justin Haskins
June 27, 2017
By Peter Ferrara, Michael Hamilton, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Dave Racer, Devon Herrick, Brian R. Forrest, M.D., Sally C. Pipes, Roger Stark, M.D., John Hunt, M.D., Michael A. Ciampi, M.D., Roger Beauchamp , Gerard Gianoli, M.D.
"Instead of coercion to buy insurance the uninsured do not want to buy, or wasting more trillions on Medicaid, policy should be focused on lowering premiums and expanding choice" - Peter Ferrara

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