Daily Policy Digest

Reforming Arkansas' Medicaid Drug Program

Integrating drug and health benefits in a statewide managed care program could save Arkansas Medicaid $1 billion over 10 years in federal and state spending, says Devon M. Herrick, a senior fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis...

Reforming Oklahoma's Medicaid Drug Program

Integrating drug and health benefits in a statewide managed care program could save Oklahoma Medicaid $1.5 billion over 10 years in federal and state spending, says Devon M. Herrick, a senior fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis...

Reforming Wisconsin's Medicaid Drug Program

Integrating drug and health benefits in a statewide managed care program over the next 10 years could save Wisconsin Medicaid over $2 billion in federal and state spending, says Devon M. Herrick, a senior fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis...

America Should Learn From Past Success

Last year, the United States spent 55 percent more money than it did in 1999, while economic growth only increased 30 percent...

Renewable Energy Policy Hurts African Poor

If the United States spends $10 billion on gas electrification in Africa, it could help lift 90 million people out of poverty; but if that $10 billion is instead used on renewables, it would help only 20 million to 27 million people...

Costa Rica: Growth without Poverty Reduction

Costa Rica's economic model is largely mercantilist; its policies have benefited the country's export sectors but hurt Costa Ricans as a whole...

The Affordable Care Act's Risk Spreading Mechanisms

The Affordable Care Act has a number of "risk mitigation" provisions put in place to encourage insurers to join the exchanges...

Securities and Exchange Commission Rule Change Would Devastate Small Business

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is considering a rule that would reduce the number of small business and start-up investors by 60 to 70 percent...

ObamaCare and the Debt Crisis

From 2015 to 2024, the Congressional Budget Office projects a $7.9 trillion deficit, meaning debt held by the public would be at 80 percent of gross domestic product in 2024...

Record Gas Prices from Lack of Pipelines

Ten pipeline projects are currently underway to deliver gas from the Marcellus Shale to the Northeast and the Mid-Atlantic, but five of those will not be completed until the end of 2018...


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