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April 19, 2021
By Seton Motley
Democrats then jammed us with Obamacare – in what is now a familiar fashion.
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Government & Politics
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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Health Care
Government Spending
November 14, 2019
By Brian Blase
The latest U.S. Census Bureau survey shows a sizable increase in the number of Americans without health insurance.
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Health Care
July 25, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
No longer content to let government, hospitals, doctors, and insurance companies shape the nation’s health care system, employers are showing a growing willingness to rein in rising medical costs on their own, concludes a new report by the PwC Health Rese
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Health Care
Regulation
June 26, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
A recent survey revealed only one in five people currently enrolled in an employer-sponsored health plan have a health savings account (HSA). More unsettling, few use them to save money for future health expenses.
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Health Care
June 26, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Contrary to what some politicians say, short-term limited duration health insurance (STLDI) is not “junk insurance” but an attractive option for a large number of people and won’t undermine the Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchanges, a new report says.
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Health Care
Regulation
April 29, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
During the 2019 session, the Washington State legislature again declined to pass a bill imposing single-payer health insurance on the state.
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Health Care
Government Spending
December 17, 2018
U.S. Senate Democrats failed in their effort to revoke the Trump administration’s rule extending the allowed period for short-term, limited-duration (STLD) health insurance plans.
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Health Care
June 4, 2019
Chris Pope of the Manhattan Institute makes the case of how so-called "short-term" insurance plans are not "junk insurance" and how expansion of access will not leave the federal government with a bigger bill to take care of the sick.
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Health Care
Regulation
October 15, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
To increase its presence in the health care market, Google is investing $375 million in insurance provider Oscar Health.
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Health Care
September 12, 2018
The departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor, and Treasury issued the final rule on August 1 making the expansion of short-term plans official.
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Health Care
June 12, 2019
Mark Shepard looks at date in the Boston health care market to show how insurers are restricting their networks.
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Health Care
December 7, 2018
Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak says he wants the state government to allow residents to buy short-term health insurance plans.
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Health Care
January 30, 2019
By Heartland Staff, Lennie Jarratt
Testimony before the Colorado House Health & Insurance Committee regarding the issue of local governments regulating tobacco and nicotine products.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
May 1, 2019
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) initiated a 60-day public comment period March 11 on possible federal reform that would allow health insurance companies to sell plans across state lines.
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Health Care
Government & Politics
October 24, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
Four years after the partial implementation of the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, the average premium for individual health insurance in the United States increased 105 percent according to new research from The Heritage Foundation.
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Health Care
September 25, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar is encouraging states to allow the sale of short-term individual health insurance plans outside the Obamacare exchanges.
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Health Care
August 22, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
Federal health-related tax exemptions, including the tax exclusion for employer-purchased health insurance, are now expected to exceed $500 billion in 2019.
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Health Care
April 18, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
Do you remember this line by then-President Barack Obama: “If you like your health care plan, you can keep it”? The oft-repeated promise (read: “Lie of the Year”)?
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Health Care
August 23, 2017
By Daniel Sutter
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) taxes Americans without health insurance.  The unpopular individual mandate violates personal freedom and was targeted by Congressional Republicans in their recent “Obamacare” repeal efforts.
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Health Care
 

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