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Republicans to Unveil Alternative Legislation to Repeal and Replace Dodd-Frank Act

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling’s remarks unveiling alternative legislation to repeal and replace the Dodd-Frank Act made at the NCPA Financial Crisis Summit in D.C. on May 12th are the topic of this article at The Washington Free Beacon...

Congressional Brief: NCPA Health Reform Agenda

Health reform must replace Obamacare with increased flexibility in health plan design...

Common Sense Solution to Opioid Abuse Is Being Ignored

Electronic prescribing of controlled substances would allow for better tracking of opioid prescriptions and identify those exhibiting drug-seeking behavior...

Strong Opposition to Change in Part B Drug Reimbursements

A recent proposal to change how doctors are paid for oncology drugs has drawn opposition from Congress...

Federal Health Bureaucracy Growing? Don't Blame (Just) Obamacare

The burden of bureaucratic paperwork in health care has increased linearly since at least 2005...

Health Services Jobs Grow Three Times Faster Than Other Jobs

Health services jobs grew over three times faster than non-health, nonfarm civilian jobs in April...

Another Hit on Health Price Transparency

JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, has published a research article challenging the doctrine that price transparency leads to lower health costs...

Taxpayers Increasingly Victimized in Obamacare Exchanges

America's largest health insurer, United Health Group, will all but withdraw from the Obamacare exchange business...

Health Insurers Shift More Costs To Taxpayers In Obamacare Exchanges

Some health insurers have quickly learned how to shift more costs onto taxpayers...

Is Consumer-Driven Health Care Going the Wrong Way?

While there has been significant growth in patients’ direct payments for health care, it is increasingly malformed...


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