Daily Policy Digest

Health Issues

How Shifting to Electronic Records Has Endangered Patient Privacy

In 2009, one out of every six data breaches was targeted at the health care industry...

The Affordable Care Act and the Rule of Law

The Affordable Care Act represents a breakdown in the rule of law and has done long-lasting damage to our constitutional order...

Health Care Law Will Mean 2 Million Fewer Workers

By 2021, the number of full-time positions will be reduced by 2.3 million because of the Affordable Care Act...

Medicaid Waivers' Role in Innovation

Some have suggested that a quicker, easier process would lead more states to file for Medicaid waivers to test out new innovations...

Taxpayers Covering Insurance Companies' Losses

Taxpayers are on the hook for insurance companies' unexpected costs...

What We Now Know About ObamaCare

One researcher at Duke University found that the tax and regulatory burdens in the Affordable Care Act will destroy 1,139,000 to 1,625,000 jobs...

Significant Changes to Medicare Part D Proposed

The proposed changes to Medicare Part D by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is a dramatic shift in drug administration and will require a great deal of planning from industry groups if the rule becomes final...

Young People Better Off Financially Without Insurance

In 2014, 86 percent of young people would be better off opting out of health coverage; as the penalty rises for not having insurance, that number will drop, down to 66 percent in 2019...

Health Insurance Was Not a Free Market Prior to ObamaCare

From licensing requirements to finance restrictions to price dictates to coverage mandates, the health insurance market in America was hardly free prior to the Affordable Care Act...

Will Expanding Health Insurance Strain Emergency Rooms?

Americans can expect an increase in traffic to emergency rooms as insurance coverage increases...


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