Obamacare and after: Even with insurance, American medical care can be ruinous | The Economist

ALTHOUGH Donald Trump occasionally pokes it in the ribs, the fight seems to have gone out of the Republican effort to reform America’s health-care system. That is a shame, not because the first attempt at reform was well-judged, but because Continue reading Obamacare and after: Even with insurance, American medical care can be ruinous | The Economist

Proof that Obamacare Caused Premiums To Increase Substantially

Two scholars at the renowned Brookings Institution, Loren Adler and Paul Ginsburg, have published an analysis finding that “average premiums in the individual market actually dropped significantly upon implementation of the ACA [Affordable Care Act].” This contrasts with a plethora Continue reading Proof that Obamacare Caused Premiums To Increase Substantially

Forcing a Cut in Price of Prescription Drugs Won’t Work

Reducing the cost of medical care, rather than health insurance, is so often underemphasized or even absent from discussions of reforming the health care system. And yet lowering costs of medical care is essential for broadening access to care, reducing Continue reading Forcing a Cut in Price of Prescription Drugs Won’t Work

Leftist Health Care vs. Affordable, Accessible, Abundant Care

Attempted Solutions As we consider the following attempted solutions, observe that in each case health care is treated as an entitlement rather than a commodity, and that health insurance (or “coverage”) is conflated with health care. We will look first Continue reading Leftist Health Care vs. Affordable, Accessible, Abundant Care