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Obamacare's Robin Hood Scheme and the Socioeconomics of Health

At its core, Obamacare is a health and income redistribution scheme...

Is Health Inflation Really Quite Tame?

Many observers believe medical price inflation is tame...

Affordable Health Plans Have Gone Extinct; Obamacare Killed them Off

The Affordable Care Act was designed to force most Americans to buy something unaffordable so a few high-cost individuals can get coverage for less than they otherwise would...

Ted Cruz and Health Reform

Ted Cruz' actions on health reform have been superior to many of his colleagues...

Health Construction Collapses in December

Construction of new health facilities collapsed in December, shrinking 3.2 percent since November, while other construction eked out growth of 0.2 percent...

GDP: Health Services Comprise 39 Percent of Growth

Friday's advance release of Q4 GDP showed the production of goods actually shrank in the fourth quarter...

Obamacare's Cost per Beneficiary Explodes with Shrinking Enrollment

The Congressional Budget Office's latest budget estimate shows Obamacare's costs per beneficiary have exploded, as enrollment in Obamacare's broken exchanges collapses to 13 million people...

Most Obamacare Enrollees Will Pay More in 2016

A majority of enrollees in Obamacare exchange plans can expect to pay significant double-digit percentage rate hikes for 2016...

Private Sector Vigilance, not Government Regulation, Protects Patients

Theranos, an innovative diagnostic company that provides direct-to-consumer lab tests, has received some safety queries from Medicare and the Food and Drug Administration. Lucky for patients, the private sector had already reacted...

Col. "Bernie" Sanders Half-Baked Recipe for Health Plan

Bernie Sanders health care proposal is a half-baked fairytale of wishful thinking and Robin Hood dreams says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick...


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