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A $2500 Low-Income Targeted ESA is School Choice on Steroids?

Means-tested escape hatches are not "school choice on steroids"...

Health Jobs Still Growing Faster Than Other Jobs

Friday's jobs report was greeted as good news, with nonfarm payroll increasing by 242,000 jobs in February. Health services jobs accounted for 38,000 (16 percent) of the growth...

Where is Our Strategy?

It is difficult to understand the logic behind the president's recent national security decisions...

Bipartisan Agreement to Destroy Medicare As We Know It, But Not Quickly Enough

The Administration recently announced it has exceeded its goal of tying 30 percent of Medicare payments to "quality." Yet, savings are trivial, perhaps non-existent...

Will the Joint Employer Rule Hurt Franchises?

Two significant rulings by the National Labor Relations Board in 2015 expanded the interpretation of the "joint employer" rule...

Ten Percent of Cancer Drug Spending is Wasted

A study published in the BMJ concludes that $1.8 billion of the $18 billion spent on the 20 most expensive cancer drugs in the U.S. is wasted due to over-sized vials...

Virginia Senate Passes School Choice Bill: Is There Hope for VA?

The Virginia House approved their second private school choice bill on February 16 with a 56-43 vote...

Is Telehealth Another Health Care Silo?

Is telehealth breaking down the health care silos? Probably not...

Rules of Engagement for the 21st Century Battlefield

If we are to be successful on the battlefield, let's allow the leaders on the ground -- not lawyers -- to develop common sense rules of engagement...

Massive Fraud Likely in Obamacare Exchange Subsidies

Eleven of twelve "secret shoppers" who applied for subsidized Obamacare exchange coverage, despite being ineligible, were enrolled with subsidies...


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