The Left’s Utopian Health Care Promises

Democrats have been pulling levers for decades to exert greater and greater government control over our health sector.  But the more government gets involved, the more dysfunctional the market becomes.  The left now contends that the mess can only be solved with a complete government takeover. They believe their moment has come. Americans are indeed frustrated...

‘Medicare for All’ vs. ‘Medicare for Less’?

The liberal talking point is inaccurate. But there’s a reason it resonates with the public. The 2020 presidential race will pit the Democrats’ “Medicare for All” proposal against the Trump administration’s “Medicare for Less.” At least that’s how the Washington Post and some Democratic political operatives suggest it will play out. According to the Post article, progressives are...

Trump Blames the Wrong Government for High Drug Prices

Medicare-for-All enthusiasts gaze wistfully at government-run health care systems abroad and see much to admire. When it comes to drug prices, the Trump administration seems to share that admiration. The Department of Health and Human Services is preparing to launch a massive demonstration program that would link Medicare reimbursement for physician-administered drugs to foreign prices. The...