Daily Policy Digest

Health Issues

Has Obamacare Lowered Premiums?

Many Obamacare supporters are rallying around a recent survey of health care premiums that indicates prices are falling...

What Has Obamacare Cost Small Business Workers? $22.6 Billion

On average, employees in firms with 50 to 99 employees lose $935 annually due to Obamacare...

Government Share of Health Care Spending at Record High

In 2014, government spending -- at the federal, state and local level -- will constitute 46 percent of the country's health care spending...

Taking the Government Out of Health Care

Even without the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the federal government would be spending trillions of taxpayer dollars on single-payer health care entitlements...

The New Technologies Changing Medicine

Economists are expecting a 21 percent increase in information technology jobs in the health care industry by the end of the decade...

Analyst Estimates Obamacare Will Increase Number of Uninsured

By the end of the decade, the United States' health system will be in worse shape than it was before the Affordable Care Act...

Do We Need Male and Female Equality in Health Research?

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently announced it will now require all NIH-funded experiments to use equal numbers of male and female animals when testing new drugs...

Subsidizing Electronic Health Records Fails to Deliver

Since 2009, the federal government has sent $26 billion in taxpayer dollars to hospitals and doctors that have installed electronic health records...

Why Are Doctors So Unhappy?

Doctors across America are disillusioned with their careers and the medical industry in general...

Federal Reserve Surveys Show Impact of Obamacare on Businesses

According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, close to 29 percent of firms report having increased the prices that they charge to consumers due to the ACA...


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