Preserving Patient Choice for Affordable Coverage

Galen Institute president Grace-Marie Turner testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Feb. 13 about preserving consumer protections in health insurance while giving consumers more choices of affordable coverage.  She focused on: The Trump administration’s Section 1332 guidance which gives states new authority to help their individual and small group markets heal from...

Preview Of The Coming Medicare For All Debate

The pre-existing condition scare tactics continue. I testified yesterday—as the sole witness called by the Republican minority—during a House Education and Labor Committee hearing on “Examining Threats to Workers with Preexisting Conditions.”   It was the first hearing of the new Congress under the new Chairman Bobby Scott, D-VA, and virtually all members on both sides...

Don’t Panic: There’s Time To Get ObamaCare Replacement Right

U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor’s decision striking down ObamaCare provides an opportunity for states to begin solving the mess Washington has created in their health insurance markets. My colleague Doug Badger writes that the decision gives states “new space to create policies that benefit their own residents—the sick, the healthy, and the poor.  Congress should resist the urge...