Reforming health-care costs, it turns out, doesn't have much to do with reforming health-care spending.
Amnesty's Not Enough
February 01, 2013
Will the pathway to citizenship lead undocumented immigrants towards health insurance?
Obamacare Sticker Shock: Not Very Shocking
January 29, 2013
Sure, some people's premiums will go up as a result of Obamacare. Many more people will see their bills drop.
Gingrich v. Palin
July 20, 2010
As Michelle Cottle explained in a recent TNR piece, Sarah Palin has generally carried out a crafty and efficient strategy for intervening in 2010 Republican primary contests. In some cases (notably Iowa) she has simply endorsed a certain winner via Facebook from the comfort of her home in Wasilla, running up her winning percentage without much effort.
State of Denial
September 26, 2009
Mitch Berger, a Washington-based lawyer, has a rare, incurable and very expensive-to-treat cancer. He is not fond of insurance companies. As Democrats scramble to assemble a health care reform package that a majority of the party can support, Republicans have agreed on what they claim is a quick and easy way to reduce health insurance costs. In delivering the Republican reply to the President’s recent joint-session speech, Charles Boustany of Louisiana offered the GOP plan, saying "Let's also talk about letting families and businesses buy insurance across state lines.
The Health of Nations
March 07, 2005
A "consumer-driven" health system will not improve America's healthcare problem.