Daily Policy Digest

Health Issues

Corruption and Bribery in Veterans Affairs Hospital Deal

According to the Veterans Affairs' inspector general, a hospital lease deal in Pennsylvania was rife with corruption, bribery and embezzlement...

ObamaCare's Hidden Hit On Businesses

Private sector employment will lose at least 146,000 jobs simply due to the health insurance tax levied on all insurance companies on premiums for policies sold to individuals and small- to medium-sized businesses...

Medicaid Expansion: Beyond Yes or No

Governors are tasked with the challenge of providing care for those who need it most while managing Medicaid's growing costs...

The Cost of Waiting Times

In 2013, the value of the productive time lost while waiting in line for health care treatment in Canada was $1.1 billion ($1,202 for each of the 928,120 Canadians waiting in line for treatment)...

More Effective Sunscreens Held Up by the Food and Drug Administration

Some applications for newer and more-effective sunscreen ingredients have sat since 2003 in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration bureaucracy awaiting approval...

ObamaCare's Impact on the Health Care Workforce

Logistically, our current health care resources will not be able to meet the demand created by the Affordable Care Act...

Reports Supporting Medicaid Expansion Flawed

Two Jackson Hewitt studies are being used by Medicaid expansion advocates, yet the studies are very flawed and wildly overestimate the tax penalties on businesses...

A Costly Failed Experiment

Sunday marked the four-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, but the administration has little to show for it, says John Goodman, president and CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis...

Self-Insurance in Texas

Before ObamaCare, a 27-year-old man in Dallas could have purchased catastrophic coverage for $69 per month; now, the cheapest plan available on the federal exchange is $173 per month...

Use of Mobile Technology in Health Care

By the end of 2017, analysts expect the global mobile health market to reach $23 billion, the largest markets being in Europe and Asia-Pacific...


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