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The Poverty Excuse for School System Failure is Nonsense

It is true that affluence yields increased receptivity to instruction and engagement in academic content. But the United States does not have more or worse child poverty than the countries that rank ahead of us...

Medicare Pays for Prevention -- Finally!

Medicare has just announced it will pay for a lifestyle intervention that reduces the risk of diabetes...

How Do We Pay for a Growing Medicare Program?

Seniors have received Medicare benefits that are increasing relative to their preretirement income...

Don't Let the Opt-Out of Common Core Testing Movement Fool You

The real reason behind the Common Core Testing Opt-Out movement is because the testing is tied to teacher performance...

Health Insurers Confirm Obamacare Death Spiral

Obamacare exchange enrollees are sicker and more expensive than enrollees in pre-Obamacare individual plans or employer-based plans...

Health Jobs Grow Over Two Thirds Faster Than Other Jobs

Health jobs grew more than two thirds faster than non-health jobs in March...

Budgeting Alternatives for the Department of Defense

A Defense Department shift to zero-based budgeting has the potential to save anywhere between $31.8 billion and $53 billion...

U.S. Corporate Tax Code is Unhealthy for Medical Innovation

The U.S. Treasury has just dropped 300-plus pages of tax regulations designed to blow up the merger between Pfizer and Allergan...

Price Transparency and All-Payer Claims Databases

It is very difficult for patients to choose health services wisely based on prices, due to lack of price transparency...

South Dakota Gets School Choice

With the enactment of its first tax-credit scholarship program, South Dakota becomes the 29th state in the nation to offer school choice...


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