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September 11, 2019
Medicaid Covering Hospital Air Ambulances? No Way (Guest: Evan Blauser) Podcast
The Heartland Institute's health care policy advisor Sarah Lee interviews Evan Blauser of the Wyoming Liberty Group on the state's plan to use Medicaid to fund the exorbitant costs of air ambulance services.
Health Care
September 9, 2019
Why We May Not Need Laws on Surprise Medical Bills (Guest: John Goodman) Podcast
John Goodman, founder of the Goodman Institute for Public Policy Research, discusses the problem of outrageous surprise medical bills and solution that may already in place with the Federal Trade Commission.
Health Care
September 5, 2019
Why I No Longer Trust Government Health Care (Guest: Rebekah Bernard) Podcast
Dr. Rebekah Bernard MD, a Family Physician in Fort Myers, Florida, and the author of How to Be a Rock Star Doctor, discusses an article she wrote entitled "Here's Why I No Longer Believe Government Health Care Can Work."

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Health Care
September 11, 2019
By Sarah Lee
The Heartland Institute's health care policy advisor Sarah Lee interviews Evan Blauser of the Wyoming Liberty Group on the state's plan to use Medicaid to fund the exorbitant costs of air ambulance services.
September 9, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
John Goodman, founder of the Goodman Institute for Public Policy Research, discusses the problem of outrageous surprise medical bills and solution that may already in place with the Federal Trade Commission.
September 5, 2019
By Sarah Lee
Dr. Rebekah Bernard MD, a Family Physician in Fort Myers, Florida, and the author of How to Be a Rock Star Doctor, discusses an article she wrote entitled "Here's Why I No Longer Believe Government Health Care Can Work."
September 4, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Medical students have jammed packed course loads to the point where few get any instruction on how to run a small business, which many doctors do when they open a practice.
August 26, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber, Roger D. Klein, M.D., J.D.
Dr. Klein joins the podcast to discuss two issues. One involving a state’s attempt to mandate insurance coverage for Epi-pens. The other is hospitals offering free genetic testing for patients in exchange for giving data to drug companies.
August 21, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
In this episode of Health Care News, two qualified experts of opposing viewpoints debate the Medicare For All issue.
August 20, 2019
By Sarah Lee
The Heartland Institute's health care policy advisor Sarah Lee Tamara Drangstveit, CEO of Peak Health Alliance, a new cooperative in Summit County, Colorado, that put the negotiating power of health care costs back into the hands of the consumers.
August 19, 2019
By Sarah Lee
Fred Birnbaum, Vice President of the Idaho Freedom Foundation, speaks on Idaho's scramble to find ways to fund voter-approved Medicaid expansion — even if it means taking funds away from programs intended to help the poor.
August 13, 2019
By Sarah Lee, Roger Stark, M.D.
Roger Stark, a health care policy analyst at Washington state's free-market think tank Washington Policy Center, discusses the waiting we can expect if we were to ever introduce Medicare for All in the U.S.
August 12, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Thirty-one people died in two back to back mass shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH. People are upset and afraid. There is much finger pointing from guns, to the internet, to ideology. Is something else at fault?
August 7, 2019
By Sarah Lee
Dinesh Thakur joins the show to discuss corruption and the use of falsified data in the Indian generic drug industry.
August 6, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
. The Pelican Institute of Public Policy has been filing information requests with the state to get at the bottom of the Medicaid expansion problem.
July 30, 2019
By Sarah Lee
Sarah Lee interviews Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on the Obamacare constitutional challenge his office is currently arguing in a Louisiana appeals court.
July 29, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Hoaxes and scams have been dominating the news this year and the health care arena is no different. Also, what's happening with the opioid crisis?
July 25, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Goldman discusses how life insurers can help mitigate the costs of life saving drugs.
July 22, 2019
By Sally C. Pipes, Sarah Lee
Sally Pipes, President and CEO of the Pacific Research Institute, explains why California Gov. Gavin Newsom's plan to expand Medicaid in the state to illegal immigrants will further bankrupt an already overtaxed state.
July 15, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
During the June 27 Democratic presidential debate, all candidates said they support health care for illegal immigrants. Conover has researched this issue and determined the U.S. is already contributing a considerable amount for this care: $18.5 billion.
July 9, 2019
By Sarah Lee
The Heartland Institute's health care policy advisor Sarah Lee interviews Dr. Nicole Hemkes, a direct primary care physician based in Madison, Wisconsin, about why she started her practice after years working in hospital emergency medicine.
July 8, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber, Roger D. Klein, M.D., J.D.
A U.S. Senate subcommittee panel is considering a proposal to reverse two U.S. Supreme Court rulings that limit patent eligibility for gene sequencing. Dr. Roger Klein explains why this could upend the medical diagnostics industry.
July 2, 2019
By Sarah Lee, Edward Hudgins
Ed Hudgins, research director at The Heartland Institute, joins the show to explain how reforming health care through Free to Choose Medicine will save lives, lower costs, and increase competition in the marketplace.