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...

Resetting the Scoreboard: Why CBO Should Abandon Its Flawed Analysis of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

One of the impediments to repealing and replacing Obamacare has been a belief by the Congressional Budget Office that substantial federal savings will be achieved by innovative demonstration projects in Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program called for under the law. The CBO bases this conclusion about these savings not on analyses...