March 1, 2004
The President of the United States has become the number one salesman and marketer for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs).
Grace-Marie Turner and I were honored to be among about 100 people to join President George W.
March 13, 2009
Today it is more difficult to get a loan than at any time in recent memory.
December 22, 2008
It is more difficult to get a loan today than at any time in recent memory.
December 22, 2008
Critics of payday lending have managed to convince voters in Ohio and Arizona to force payday lenders out of their states.
March 1, 2009
Dr. Marcy Zwelling has built her medical practice around what she views as a sacred relationship: that of patient and physician.Zwelling runs a new style of medical practice known as a “concierge” practice.
October 25, 2010
Earlier this month, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed in a "Notice of Intent" that passenger vehicle fuel economy average as much as 62 miles per gallon 14 years from now.
September 27, 2007
Hillary Clinton stresses her universal health care plan provides “choices” to Americans [“A 2nd Shot at Health Care Fix,” September 18].
February 21, 2013
With no-fault auto insurance premiums that are among the highest in the nation, Michigan lawmakers should act to grant consumers more choice and to control the sky-rocketing cost of medical claims, a new policy study from the R Street Institute finds.
July 25, 2011
The chairmen of the American Legislative Exchange Council’s Communications and Technology Task Force are calling for the Obama Administration to protect consumers, their online privacy choices, and the growing digital economy as part of a
April 1, 2005
In a January 31 Los Angeles Times article, Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar wrote the Bush administration wants to "move the nation away from the system of employer-provided health insurance ... [and toward] a system in which workers ...
January 1, 2005
President George W. Bush has made a fundamental rewriting and simplification of the nation's tax code a stated priority for his second term. He also says he wants to use federal tax policy to expand health insurance coverage.
November 1, 2003
California is not only the source of wacky news about gubernatorial recalls and screwball court decisions: It is also the source of wacky legislation and screwball mandates.
February 1, 2004
Some readers will find the discussion below tedious, and I apologize for that. We’ll get back to fun stuff next month ... but how well Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) work will depend on how the IRS regulations shake out.
January 1, 2004
It didn’t take long for the left wing to realize the impact of the Health Savings Account (HSA) provision of the Medicare reform legislation.
October 1, 2003
This month’s column is devoted to an alphabetical list of resources you can access from your desk. Please don’t be shy about notifying me of any corrections or omissions. I know it isn’t perfect and am eager to improve it.
December 1, 2010
“Government should cost the least and do the most.” Thomas Paine, Common SenseEntitlement Reform – The Rhode Island ExperienceThe United States is on a long-term unsustainable budgetary path.
May 1, 2003
The National Governors Association (NGA) and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) are in the forefront of opposition to Association Health Plan (AHP) legislation now before Congress.
March 1, 2003
With this issue of Health Care News, I’m launching a new focus for this column on consumer choice matters.
August 1, 2003
I’m swimming in a sea of health economists at the “Fourth World Congress of the International Health Economics Association.” There are nearly 1,000 people listed as “presenters” and another 1,000 or so attendees.