March 31, 2020
See related article, March 24
November 7, 2018
“Liberal San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer had a very tough night last night.” - James Taylor
April 28, 2018
In several states, lawmakers are proposing to use federal Medicaid money to set up state-administered pharmacy benefit programs.
March 12, 2018
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).
February 26, 2018
Too many politicians are willing to fleece taxpayers for political gain.
October 13, 2017
"Attention Congress, this is what leadership looks like." - Tim Huelskamp
July 28, 2017
‘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
July 26, 2017
Policy Advisor Devon Herrick parses free-market policies from unsound proposals.
July 18, 2017
‘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
July 13, 2017
‘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
June 27, 2017
"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
June 23, 2017
“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
February 27, 2017
Deregulation would increase competition and make drugs cheaper, according to Devon Herrick at the National Center for Policy Analysis
January 5, 2017
Devon Herrick is a senior fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis.
November 9, 2016
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.
February 5, 2016
An analysis by the National Center for Policy Analysis concludes more competition and less regulation are needed to drive drug prices down.
October 1, 2015
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.
August 14, 2015
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.
May 25, 2015
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.
May 14, 2015
Blue Cross Blue Shield in Massachusetts (BCBSMA) is greatly expanding its capitated, also referred to as “global payment,” form of medical reimbursement.
May 9, 2015
Alabama’s Medicaid drug program could run more efficiently and help slow the growth of Medicaid spending, according to a commission established by Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (R), but the state legislature has not acted on the recommendations.