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July 26, 2016
GOP Issues Blueprint for Tax Reform
House Republicans—led by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Rep.
Health Care
December 12, 2017
Medicaid Due for an Overhaul
For years, doctors, patients and lawmakers have rightly complained federal rules and regulations make it all but impossible for states to reform and innovate Medicaid.
Health Care
December 4, 2017
UN Agency to Congress: Drop Dead
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in France has received over $48 million from America’s National Institutes of Health (NIH), to determine whether various chemicals cause cancer in humans.
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Taxes
December 4, 2017
Philadelphia Sugar-Sweetened Tax Sours Business Leaders
As the first anniversary of Philadelphia’s excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages draws near, business leaders are criticizing the surcharge.
Health Care
December 3, 2017
FDA Streamlines Review Process for Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is developing a more efficient process for obtaining government approval for direct-to-consumer genetic testing for health risks.
Health Care
November 30, 2017
Wisconsin State Rep. Prepares Direct Primary Care Bill
Wisconsin state Rep. Joe Sanfelippo (R-New Berlin) is seeking cosponsors for a bill that would allow health care providers and patients enrolled in Medicaid to enter into agreements for direct primary care (DPC).

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Health Care
December 12, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
For years, doctors, patients and lawmakers have rightly complained federal rules and regulations make it all but impossible for states to reform and innovate Medicaid.
December 4, 2017
By Paul Driessen
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in France has received over $48 million from America’s National Institutes of Health (NIH), to determine whether various chemicals cause cancer in humans.
December 4, 2017
By Michael Carroll
As the first anniversary of Philadelphia’s excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages draws near, business leaders are criticizing the surcharge.
December 3, 2017
By Leo Pusateri
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is developing a more efficient process for obtaining government approval for direct-to-consumer genetic testing for health risks.
November 30, 2017
By Madeline Fry
Wisconsin state Rep. Joe Sanfelippo (R-New Berlin) is seeking cosponsors for a bill that would allow health care providers and patients enrolled in Medicaid to enter into agreements for direct primary care (DPC).
November 28, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
ortunately for state policymakers, there is now an option available to them to help create greater access to high-quality, more-affordable health care without increasing state budgets or the national debt: Section 1115 waivers.
November 27, 2017
By Herbert J. Walberg, Joseph Bast
The Heartland Institute announced the release of the fourth edition of The Patriot’s Toolbox,
November 25, 2017
By Daniel Sutter
Last spring Alabama’s legislature mandated coverage of autism therapy by health insurance plans.  Such mandates provide benefits to people without spending our tax dollars, but threaten the viability of health insurance.
November 14, 2017
By Matthew Glans
Congress has failed to pass a replacement of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and Obamacare’s collapse is inevitable. To protect their citizens, state lawmakers should take the lead in passing free-market health care reforms.
November 1, 2017
By Lindsey Schulenburg
Pennsylvania residents suffering from terminal illnesses will be allowed to try experimental therapies yet to receive full approval under the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s lengthy review process.