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July 11, 2017
By Dustin Siggins
This faith-based alternative to health insurance is gaining members at record pace.
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Health Care
January 27, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines health care sharing ministries and how they can save families hundreds over ACA plans.
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Health Care
December 31, 2015
By Scott E. Daniels
The Affordable Care Act's individual mandate contains an exception for health care sharing ministries. Since the passage of the ACA in 2009, these ministries have seen enrollment increase.
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Health Care
FIRE
May 16, 2017
By Matthew J. Bolduc
Enrollment in health care sharing ministries like Samaritan Ministries International has surged since the Affordable Care Act was passed.
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Health Care
April 7, 2016
By Jenni White
As health insurance premiums and deductibles rise under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more families are turning to insurance alternatives known as health care sharing ministries (HCSMs) to defray health care costs.
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Health Care
May 12, 2016
By Jenni White
Some direct primary care (DPC) providers are recommending patients combine their DPC membership with membership in a health care sharing ministry (HCSM) to increase savings and coverage for their health care needs.
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August 14, 2016
By Dr. John Hunt
Dr. John Hunt, chief medical officer of Liberty Healthshare, draws sharp distinctions between health care sharing ministries and health insurers.
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December 10, 2019
By Rebecca Kiessling
Editor’s note: Each month, Health Care News will be profiling a national and state-based public policy organization working to advance freedom in the health care market so that consumers and providers can all be winners.
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Education
January 9, 2020
By Robert Berry, M.D.
Many Americans enjoy a little recognized tax benefit: employer health insurance. The benefit costs billions of dollars and discriminates against those who don't carry employer insurance.
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Government Spending
May 29, 2019
In an effort to encourage more consumer-driven health care provider models, a growing number of states are moving to exempt direct primary care (DPC) from insurance regulations.
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Regulation
November 14, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
With every week that passes, another direct primary care (DPC) practice opens its doors. 
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November 28, 2016
By Ben Johnson
Transparency of health care prices is a necessity for patients to choose the best value for their medical care, experts say.
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October 26, 2016
By Michael Hamilton
Top medical price negotiators say asking for a 50 percent discount just might get you one.
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February 12, 2015
By Justin Haskins
From its inception, the Affordable Care Act (ACA)—popularly called Obamacare— has been touted as the necessary fix for the nation’s health care system needed prior to its passage.
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Health Care
February 3, 2017
By Nathan Makla
Heartland Institute Senior Policy Analyst Matthew Glans outlines 10 health care reforms in a new Research & Commentary published in January.
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November 29, 2016
By Hayley Sledge
Cost-sharing ministry monthly shares are increasing, but Obamacare insurance premiums are still more expensive.
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February 7, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
Consumer Power Report #534
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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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Government & Politics
February 26, 2010
By Loren Heal
The Michigan House of Representatives recently passed a bill to stop covering retirement health care benefits for future legislators age 55 and older, a measure seen as symbolic burden-sharing by the legislature.
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November 11, 2016
By Nathan Makla
The Heartland Institute congratulates all those elected officials who won their election or reelection campaigns. We look forward to working with you during the 2017 legislative session.
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Education
 

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