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February 18, 2020
The Disastrous Reality of Medicare for All (Guest: Sally Pipes) Podcast
The Heartland Institute's health care policy advisor Sarah Lee interviews Sally Pipes on her new book, "False Premise, False Promise: The Disastrous Reality of Medicare for All."
Health Care
February 12, 2020
State Controlled Medicine in California (Guest: Wayne Whinegarden) Podcast
Wayne Whinegarden of the Pacific Research Institute talks about California Governor Gavin Newsom including a plan for the state to create its own generic prescription label in an attempt to lower the cost of drugs.
Health Care
February 10, 2020
Medicaid Out of Control (Guest: Brian Blase) Podcast
Medicaid has ballooned into a $600 billion a year program, a 12-fold increase over the last 30 years. To discuss this outrageous program, Galen Institute and Heritage Foundation scholar Brian Blase rejoins to podcast.

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Health Care
February 18, 2020
By Sarah Lee, Sally C. Pipes
The Heartland Institute's health care policy advisor Sarah Lee interviews Sally Pipes on her new book, "False Premise, False Promise: The Disastrous Reality of Medicare for All."
February 12, 2020
By Sarah Lee
Wayne Whinegarden of the Pacific Research Institute talks about California Governor Gavin Newsom including a plan for the state to create its own generic prescription label in an attempt to lower the cost of drugs.
February 10, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber
Medicaid has ballooned into a $600 billion a year program, a 12-fold increase over the last 30 years. To discuss this outrageous program, Galen Institute and Heritage Foundation scholar Brian Blase rejoins to podcast.
February 4, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber, Jane M. Orient, M.D.
Should Americans be ducking for cover from the coronavirus? Dr. Jane Orient says the public needs to be cautious because there are too many unknowns.
January 23, 2020
By Christina Herrin, Jeff Stier
Director of Free to Choose Medicine Christina Herrin discusses with Heartland Policy Advisor Jeff Stier policy solutions to lower prescription drug prices without harming innovation, patent reform, and much more.
January 21, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber
HHS Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan discussed how health care regulations can stand in the way of patient care and how his “Regulatory Sprint to Coordinated Care,” can address some of the obstacles.
January 14, 2020
By Christina Herrin
Christina Herrin, Director of Free to Choose Medicine with the Heartland Institute discusses the future of healthcare and FDA reform with U.S. Congressman Mark Walker who represents North Carolina's 6th Congressional District.
January 6, 2020
By Sarah Lee
The Heartland Institute's health care policy advisor Sarah Lee interviews Courtney Joslin, resident fellow in commercial freedom at Washington, DC's R Street Institute, on how medical licensing reform can address the shortage in primary care physicians.
January 2, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber
Instead of going to Florida or some exotic locale for vacation, Canadians are flocking to other countries to get faster and better health care.
December 31, 2019
By Sarah Lee
Michael Cannon, director of health policy studies at the Cato Institute, talks about the health care choices faces voters in the 2020 election and government-run health care doesn't hold a candle to federalism.
December 30, 2019
By Christina Herrin, Edward Hudgins
Free to Choose Medicine Director Christina Herrin discusses a recent FDA conference that Research Director Edward Hudgins attended where the topic was need to reform the payments system to a more value-based one and putting patients first.
December 24, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber, Twila Brase
Twila Brase of the Citizens Council for Health Freedom says it is time for a new rule that requires health care organizations to get explicit consent in any data sharing arrangement and sent a letter to U.S. Health and Human Services.
December 20, 2019
Galen Institute and Heritage Foundation Scholar Brian Blase says the Omnibus bill is a lost opportunity to control Obamacare’s runaway costs. Worse, it eliminates a revenue stream to fund the program, the Cadillac tax on higher cost employer health plans.
December 17, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber, Adam R. Habig
Increasingly, employers, mainly hospitals, are compelling physicians from signing long-term, restrictive non-compete clauses that go as far as prohibiting them from informing patients if they leave an organization and go elsewhere.
December 16, 2019
By Christina Herrin
Rik Mehta, biotech entrepreneur and candidate for Senate in New Jersey, discusses regulatory health care issues and what the future holds for medicine.
December 11, 2019
By Sarah Lee
The Heartland Institute's health care policy advisor Sarah Lee interviews Jim Martin of the 60 Plus Association on the anti-free-market policy idea of drug price controls to help address the worry over surprise billing.
December 9, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Seth Myers, president of Air Evac, the largest independently owned and operated helicopter emergency medical service company in the U.S., joins the podcast to discuss how the government is stifling growth.
December 4, 2019
By Sarah Lee
Kyle Wingfield of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation discusses Georgia's radical new moves to take health care regulation completely out of federal hands and put it under control of the state where it can do more good for the citizens of Georgia.
December 2, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
David Hyman discusses the fundamental problems with a “transfer” program and how the U.S. might look to senior health programs like that in Singapore.
November 25, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
David Hebert, the CEO of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, discusses a recent Trump executive order looking to expanding the role of nurse practitioners.