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March 31, 2020
By Devon Herrick
See related article, March 24
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Health Care
Regulation
November 7, 2018
By James Taylor, Peter Ferrara, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande, Neal Schuerer, David L. Applegate, Arthur Viterito, Robert Bradley, Lance Izumi, Robert Maranto, Stephen B. Presser, Jameson Campaigne, Clifford Thies, Michael Warder, Mary Byrne , Jane M. Orient, M.D., Jonathan D. Haubert, Jarrett Skorup, Scott Cleland, Alieta Eck, M.D., William L. Anderson, Ann Bridges, Gerard Gianoli, M.D., Michael J. Koriwchak , Devon Herrick, Bartlett Cleland, Greg R. Lawson, Peter Wood , Joe Cobb, Allen Mendenhall, Christopher Garbacz
“Liberal San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer had a very tough night last night.” - James Taylor
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Government & Politics
April 28, 2018
By Devon Herrick
In several states, lawmakers are proposing to use federal Medicaid money to set up state-administered pharmacy benefit programs.
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Health Care
Government Spending
March 12, 2018
By Devon Herrick
The other day a reporter asked me to explain why the government cannot negotiate the price of Medicare drugs lower than private drug plans run by pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs).
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Health Care
February 26, 2018
By Devon Herrick
Too many politicians are willing to fleece taxpayers for political gain.
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Health Care
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
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Health Care
July 28, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Peter Ferrara, Justin Haskins, Edward Hudgins , Wayne Allyn Root, John Hunt, M.D., Jane M. Orient, M.D., Scott Ehrlich, Brian R. Forrest, M.D., Lee S. Gross, M.D., Alexandra York, Jonathan Lockwood, Dave Racer, Michael Warder, Devon Herrick, Alieta Eck, M.D.
‘America doesn’t have to wait for Congress to get its act together. Some of the most onerous parts of Obamacare were foisted upon us by executive dictate from the Obama administration, and we can reverse the damage in the same manner.’ – Tim Huelskamp
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Health Care
Government & Politics
July 26, 2017
By Devon Herrick
Policy Advisor Devon Herrick parses free-market policies from unsound proposals.
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Health Care
Regulation
July 18, 2017
By Peter Ferrara, Justin Haskins, Michael Hamilton, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Alieta Eck, M.D., Scott Ehrlich, John McAdams (1945 - 2021), Devon Herrick, John Hunt, M.D., Chad Savage, Dave Racer, Brian R. Forrest, M.D., Kevin W. Glass, Roger Stark, M.D., Gerard Gianoli, M.D., Twila Brase
‘Repealing Obamacare and starting from scratch will likely result in a far more free-market replacement bill than the one recently considered by the Senate.’ – Peter Ferrara
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Health Care
Government & Politics
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
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Health Care
Government & Politics
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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Health Care
Taxes
Government Spending
June 23, 2017
By Michael Hamilton, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Dave Racer, Devon Herrick, Chad Savage, Gerard Gianoli, M.D., Michael J. Koriwchak , Roger Stark, M.D., Elizabeth B. Stelle, Dr. Phil Eskew , Sally C. Pipes
“Congressional Republicans are exhibiting willful ignorance of the lessons Obamacare should have taught them. Subsidizing health insurers is not a sound basis for a health care system, in theory or in fact.” - Michael Hamilton
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Health Care
February 27, 2017
By Devon Herrick
Deregulation would increase competition and make drugs cheaper, according to Devon Herrick at the National Center for Policy Analysis
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Health Care
Regulation
January 5, 2017
By Devon Herrick
Devon Herrick is a senior fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis.
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Health Care
November 9, 2016
By Peter Ferrara, Michael Hamilton, Jesse Hathaway, Dr. Donald J. Devine, Lennie Jarratt, H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Benson, Robert Zubrin, Isaac Orr, Robert G. Holland, Heather Kays, Paul Driessen, Dan Miller, Larry Kaufmann, Donn Dears, Charles Battig, Brendon Swedlow, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Neal Schuerer, Bradley A. Smith, Twila Brase, Joe Cobb, Matt A. Mayer, Thomas A. Firey, Bernard (Bud) Weinstein, James H. Rust, Linda Gorman, Devon Herrick, Jason Bedrick, Nick Dranias, Lawrence H. White, Howard Segermark, James E. Enstrom, Mischa Popoff, Clifford Thies, Peter R. Cook, Charles N. Steele, Gerard Gianoli, M.D., Brian R. Forrest, M.D., Cedric Keith, Michael Schaus, Benita M. Dodd, Roger Stark, M.D., Kathy Hoekstra, Sandra Stotsky
In the November 8 election, Donald Trump won the presidency and Republicans retained control of the House and Senate. In state races, Republicans expanded their majorities in state legislatures and gubernatorial mansions.
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Government & Politics
Energy
Taxes
Environment
Climate Change
Health Care
Regulation
Education
FIRE
February 5, 2016
By Devon Herrick
An analysis by the National Center for Policy Analysis concludes more competition and less regulation are needed to drive drug prices down.
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Health Care
Regulation
October 1, 2015
By Devon Herrick
So-called Big Box retail stores are the dominant retail model when it comes to selling vast quantities of products at competitive prices. Discount stores like Walmart have grown to such size that Super Centers are now common in major metropolitan cities.
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Health Care
August 14, 2015
By Devon Herrick
When President Lyndon Johnson (D) signed Medicare into law on July 30, 1965, nobody realized the program would grow to its current size. In 2014 alone, Medicare spent $613 billion on nearly 54 million beneficiaries.
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Health Care
May 25, 2015
By Devon Herrick
Consumers increasingly report sticker shock as generic drugs sold for decades have suddenly become scarce and expensive. Sometimes generic drug prices skyrocket due to aging equipment.
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Government & Politics
Health Care
May 14, 2015
By Devon Herrick
Blue Cross Blue Shield in Massachusetts (BCBSMA) is greatly expanding its capitated, also referred to as “global payment,” form of medical reimbursement.
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Health Care
 

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