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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...

Prescription Prices Finally Drop Amid General Deflation

Despite an overall increase in medical prices in December, prices for prescription drugs actually decreased 0.3 percent...

Why Are There so Many More Floridians Than Texans Signing up for Obamacare?

Early retirees in Florida may be attracted by Obamacare's federal subsidies, which could explain the state's high enrollment numbers compared to its neighbors in the South...

Reciprocal Regulatory Approval to Reduce Drug Prices

Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Mike Lee (R-UT) recently introduced the RESULT Act, which would allow drugs and medical devices approved in certain other countries to be allowed in the U.S. as well...

Trouble Paying Medical Bills? Uninsured do Better Than Obamacare Insured!

Fewer Americans are having trouble paying medical bills...

Unaffordable Care Act: Obamacare Deadbeats Make a Bad Program Worse

Although intended to help sick enrollees afford coverage, Obamacare became a poorly-designed wealth redistribution scheme that is prone to fraud...

Democratic Debate: Clinton Attacks Sanders on Medicaid-for-All Despite Strong Democratic Support

Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton attacked Senator Bernie Sanders claiming millions would lose their health care because Sanders backs a single-payer health care system...


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