Health

Free To Choose Medicine

Free To Choose Medicine offers a compelling argument for the freedom of every patient, guided by the advice of his or her doctor, to make informed decisions about the use of not-yet-FDA-approved thera…

ObamaCare Is the Problem, Health Savings Accounts Are the Solution

Health policy economists are puzzled by a persistent slowdown in the growth of health care spending that seems to have started in mid-2005, and accelerated since then. As the Wall Street Journal noted…

Veterans Affairs Fails to Curb Suicide Epidemic

Since the 1990s, veterans, policymakers and health care professionals have expressed concern over veterans’ untreated mental health challenges and high suicide rates. Many veterans experience varying…

An Analysis of the Proposed Medicaid Expansion in Michigan
The Market for Medical Care Should Work Like Cosmetic Surgery

Every day, millions of American consumers go shopping. In the process, they compare the prices and quality of goods and services ranging from groceries to cellular telephone service to fast food to ho…

The State of Health Care Spending

The following is a presentation provided by the research team at the Private Enterprise Research Center at Texas A&M University.

An Economic and Policy Analysis of Florida Medicaid Expansion

In June 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled as unconstitutional, those provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) denying federal matching funds to states that refuse to…

Unnecessary Regulations that Increase Prescription Drug Costs

Drug coverage will become more prevalent as more uninsured families gain health insurance as a result of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Drug therapy is arguably the most efficien…