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November 11, 2019
Dangers of Medicaid Expansion (Guest: Naomi Lopez-Bauman) Podcast
The Heartland Institute's health care policy advisor Sarah Lee interviews Naomi Lopez-Bauman, health care scholar with the Goldwater Institute and the Beacon Center, on the battle over Medicaid expansion in Tennessee.
Health Care
November 5, 2019
Patient Voices: Fighting for FDA Reform (Guest: Richard Garr) Podcast
Richard Garr, Founder of Access Hope CRO, discusses necessary steps to FDA and health can reforms.
Health Care
October 28, 2019
More Doctors Are Leaning Left (Guests: Jane Orient, Roger Klein, Adam Habig) Podcast
Three Heartland policy advisors weigh in on a trend reported in the Wall Street Journal that more physicians identify as Democrats than Republicans. Orient, Klein and Habig discuss why this is happening and whether the public needs to be concerned.

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Health Care
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.
June 24, 2019
By Sarah Lee
Alfredo Ortiz, president and CEO of the Job Creators Network, explains Trump’s expansion of Health Reimbursement Arrangements. These arrangements allow small business owners to cover some of the health insurance needs of employees using tax-free accounts.
June 17, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Chris Pope discusses his May 2019 policy paper, “Renewable Term Insurance: Better Coverage Than Obamacare” in which he argues that these plans are not “junk insurance” and won’t leave the government with a big bill taking care of the sick.
June 11, 2019
By Sarah Lee
Rosemary Gibson, senior advisor at The Hastings Center, a medical ethics think tank, joins the show to discuss her book "ChinaRX: Exposing the Myths of America's Dependence on China for Medicine."
June 4, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Three state lawmakers give frank thoughts on the difficulties they encountered trying to eliminate Certificate of Need laws in their states. They discuss lobbying, phantom projects, “sky is falling” alarmism, and how opponents actually make a case for ri
May 28, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Rather than government mandated price controls on drugs, why not have drug companies base prices on indication? Roger D. Klein discusses “indication specific” drug prices and how this might lower prices and improve health outcomes.
May 23, 2019
By Sarah Lee
Adam Boehler, a Trump administration appointee who runs the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) Innovation Center, details a new voluntary payment model that moves Medicare primary care payments away from fee-for-service
May 20, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Direct primary care is taking off around the country, but how do doctors take the first step? Adam Habig, Christopher Habig and Dr. Rasheet Patel are the founders of Freedom Healthworks, a consulting firm that helps doctors do just that.
May 14, 2019
By Sarah Lee
Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) discusses policy currently being proposed in the halls of Congress, from the exorbitant costs associated with single payer plans like Medicare For All to a recent, smaller bill that would help with drug price transparency.