Category Archives: Reform Initiatives

How Lawmakers Should Deal with Obamacare Cost-Sharing-Reduction Payments

Many attribute the big jump in 2018 Obamacare premiums to the Trump Administration’s decision to terminate government payments to insurance companies, known as cost-sharing-reduction (CSR) subsidies. Galen Institute Senior Fellow Doug Badger reports in a paper published today by The Heritage Foundation that premiums increased by double digits even for Obamacare policies that were not […]

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House Could Vote To Repeal The Death Panel This Week

The House has a one-time chance this week to abolish one of ObamaCare’s most dangerous creations: The Independent Payment Advisory Board—what some call the “death panel.” The 2010 health overhaul law would give this unelected, unaccountable board sweeping, unchecked powers to slash Medicare spending. The rationing board has not yet been formed, and Congress can […]

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Free the Obamacare 15 Million

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) today warned lawmakers that 15 million people will lose medical coverage next year if the Senate GOP’s health-care bill becomes law. That’s not quite accurate. CBO doesn’t believe that millions will “lose” their insurance in 2018. Instead, the agency thinks that millions will happily cancel their coverage — even those […]

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