Daily Policy Digest
|Why are U.S. Prescription Drug Prices Higher Than In Other Countries?
Many believe that price controls explain why prices for drugs are lower in other countries...
|Explaining the Fall (And Possible Rebirth) of Doctors' House Calls
House calls made up 40 percent of U.S. doctors' visits in the 1940s, before going into decline in the 1960s. These days, they comprise less than one percent of consultations...
|An Affordable Health Care System Would Look Nothing Like Obamacare
Reforming our dysfunctional health care system requires more than high deductibles plans and HSAs...
|Hospitals Dominate Health Jobs in November
Hospital jobs, which increased 13,000, comprised over half the growth in health jobs in November, writes John R. Graham.
|Healthy People Needed to Prop Up Obamacare Ponzi Scheme
The Affordable Care Act contains no cost control, writes NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick...
|Connected Care Cuts Costs; But Can It Overcome Inertia?
"Connected care" technologies cut costs. Yet, uptake so far has been limited.
|One in Five Physicians Say No to New Medicare Patients
21 percent of doctors are not taking new Medicare patients and 14 percent are not taking new privately insured patients, says John R. Graham...
|Big Jump in Public Health Facilities Construction in October
Construction of public health facilities increased 4.3 percent in just one month, according to John R. Graham...
|Health Services Accounts for 30 Percent of all Services Growth
Health services spending grew 5.4 percent over the last four quarters...
|Broad Coalition Calls for Congress Not To Hand Health Insurers' Losses To Taxpayers
Two years ago, NCPA identified Obamacare's "risk corridors" as a vehicle through which the Administration would expose taxpayers to unlimited liability for insurers' losses in Obamacare...