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Health Issues

Health Services Accounts for One Fifth of Weak GDP Growth

The advance estimate of Gross Domestic Product for the third quarter indicates growth in health spending is maintaining a disproportionate share of weak GDP growth...

Tale of Two Hospitals: Parkland and the Veterans Administration

A demonstration of the difference between private and federal projects...

Health Insurance CO-OPs Fail

Insurance CO-OPs continue to fail at alarming rates...

Bush Health Plan Embraces Innovation and Patient-Centered Care

Bush's healthcare proposal vies for FDA reform...

Medicaid Enrollment and Spending Growth

Expanded Medicaid triggered enrollment increases...

Medicaid Expansion Increased Health Insurance Enrollment

The net effect of the Affordable Care Act in 2014 was almost entirely a simple expansion of Medicaid...

Keeping Competition in the Health Insurance Market

It goes without saying that there is an overwhelming public interest in keeping these markets as competitive as possible...

Medicare at Age 50: Unlikely to Make It to 100

In the coming years, taxpayers' burden for Medicare spending will undoubtedly rise...

Medicare's Price Fix

Payments for Medicare benefits substantially influence the prices paid by private-sector insurers...

Can Cost Sharing Models Improve Medicare Spending Issues?

Medicare spending may eventually be the primary recipient of government spending...


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