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March 17, 2015
By Sean Parnell
Judging by an article in The Atlantic yesterday, we're apparently supposed to be impressed with Obamacare's touted reduction of 16.4 million in the number of uninsured.The number of uninsured Americans has dropped by 16.
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Health Care
March 17, 2015
By Peter Ferrara, Jesse Hathaway, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Sean Parnell
Rep. Tom Price, chairman of the House Budget Committee, unveiled a 2016 budget today that would, among many things, repeal the Affordable Care Act, block-grant Medicaid to the states, partially privatize Medicare, and cut $5.
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Taxes
Government Spending
Health Care
March 16, 2015
By Sean Parnell
Apparently the 'better' price controls proposed by Medicare to deal with the problem of hospitals hanging on to patients just long enough for higher reimbursement rates to kick in aren't going to be good enough.
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Health Care
March 13, 2015
By Sean Parnell
There are probably more myths about health care public policy than anyone outside the mathematics department at MIT can put a number to. I recently ran across one of the more uninformed myths, one that has led to a great deal of bad public policy.
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Health Care
March 13, 2015
By Sean Parnell
One of the key features of government-run health care is rationing through politics, whereby elected officials and unelected bureacurats get to decide, indirectly at least, how much health care people can have and when they can obtain it.
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Health Care
March 12, 2015
By Sean Parnell
I occasionally run into people who express some variation of the argument "without benefit mandates on insurance companies, they'd sell policies that don't cover cancer.
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Health Care
March 10, 2015
By Sean Parnell
The Congressional Budget Office believes taxpayers won't have to shell out nearly as much money for Obamacare as previously predicted:Health-care law will cost taxpayers less than expected, CBO saysPresident Obama’s health-care law will cost taxpayers
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Health Care
March 9, 2015
By Sean Parnell
Medicare Advantage is a fairly popular part of Medicare, allowing seniors to opt out of the conventional government-run system and instead select private coverage offered by health insurers.
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Health Care
March 6, 2015
By Sean Parnell
The Cato Institute hosted an event two weeks back on several competing alternatives to replacing Obamacare, I'd say it's definitely worth checking out, which you can do at this link: http://www.cato.
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Health Care
March 5, 2015
By Sean Parnell
Yesterday's oral arguments in King v. Burwell have now had time to be fully digested by people far smarter than I, so I thought I'd offer a few links and excerpts from what others are saying.
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Health Care
 

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