Category Archives: Health Insurance

Yes, Republicans Have a Plan for Health Reform

They aim to create a flexible, consumer-friendly system. Despite assertions to the contrary from the media and the left, Republicans do have a plan for health reform—but it will not be another 2,000-page behemoth attempting to re-engineer our health sector from the top down, with a conservative twist. Conservatives have seen from the failed experiment with Obamacare the […]

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‘Are Out-of-Pocket Medical Costs Too High?’ – NO: Artificially Lowering Costs Will Impede Crucial Innovation

Doctors who stare at computer screens rather than look at their patients. Mountains of incomprehensible medical bills and statements. Soaring premiums and deductibles. What do these have in common? They are the result of a system that does not provide meaningful incentives for innovation, cost-efficiency or higher-quality, consumer-friendly health care. Of course people want no […]

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Selling Health Insurance Across State Lines––A Really Dumb Idea

Any candidate that suggests such a scheme only shows how unsophisticated he and his advisers are when it comes to understanding how the insurance markets really work––or could work. I gave a speech to 750 health insurance brokers and consultants in DC last week. When selling health insurance across state lines, something Trump and a […]

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