Health

Health Care for All without the Affordable Care Act

The National Center for Policy Analysis has developed a proposal to provide essential health care for all. We can do this with the money that is already in the system. Unlike the Affordable Care Act (…

Who are the uninsured?

The following is a presentation provided by June O’Neill, Director of the Center for the Study of Business and Government at Baruch College in New York and former Director of the Congressional Budget…

Save Our Seniors by Delaying ObamaCare

Regardless of whether they are supporters or opponents of the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or ObamaCare) members of Congress will have to revisit the legislation soon to correct some serious flaws. Here…

The Crisis of the Uninsured Is Far from Over

The number of people who lack health coverage fell to 48.6 million in 2011 — down slightly from 49.9 million the year before, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. A bright spot in the new report is th…

Medicare’s New Price Control Board

Medicare spending has been growing faster than the economy for four decades. In 2010, Medicare required nearly $280 billion in general revenue transfers to meet its obligations. By 2020 the cash-flow…

Accountable Care Organizations: Panacea or Train Wreck?

One of the hottest new ideas in health care is the Accountable Care Organization (ACO).  Similar to health maintenance organizations (HMOs), ACOs are designed to bring hospitals, physicians and insure…

Excerpts from Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis

Selected exceprts from John C. Goodman's book, Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis

A Healthcare Contract with America

Critics of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) need an alternative vision. What follows is a short explanation of the core ideas posted at the Congressional Health Care Caucus and developed in greater…