A New America Foundation proposal would cost 3.7 percent of GDP and crowd out the private saving that drives our economy.
When considering trends in equality, income is important, but health is arguably a prerequisite for all other measures of well-being.
Congress is likely to follow precedent and bypass the new health care law’s draconian payment cuts to doctors and hospitals, causing the law's cost to balloon by trillions of dollars.
Decades ago, I wrote the first comprehensive books on China’s energy and environment. I have not been surprised by the country’s continuing environmental degradation; even so, I could not have predicted such a deterioration of air quality.
China’s water pollution is even worse than its better-known air pollution. As long as the Chinese people have few private rights, government-backed pollution will continue.
Redefining state-based health reform under Obamacare.
The FDA can finally prevent narcotic drugs that can be widely abused from easily threatening patient safety. Will it seize the moment?
When it comes to doling out medical care, especially life-preserving care, we all begin to get a little squeamish. No one wants to be the one who says no. We don’t even want to acknowledge that it is happening.
What the critics see as a bug is actually a feature: e-cigarettes can work as a public health tool precisely because of their resemblance to the real thing.
On a whole host of issues, Obama has placed politics before science.
Fifteen Americans have died from tainted steroid injections. Here’s how Obama’s FDA can make things better.
The administration’s emphasis on pre-existing conditions falsely implies that the only way to cover future serious illness is with ObamaCare’s heavy-handed requirements.
When you have to force people to buy something as obviously valuable as protection against becoming uninsurable or paying astronomical premiums, it means you have some serious design flaws in your product.
Generally speaking, if you owe the IRS, it will get the money from you—with the possible exception of the ObamaCare tax.
The parallels between these New Deal laws, particularly the National Industrial Recovery Act, and ObamaCare practically write themselves.
As debate about whether ObamaCare is a good idea continues, rejecting four major misconceptions about healthcare is crucial to any chance of our eventually emerging with a better system.
ObamaCare may be constitutional but it isn’t the answer. A refundable tax credit is.
It may be that ObamaCare isn’t ‘suitable for framing’ and that there is no way to make the individual mandate intuitively convincing to ordinary Americans.
If ObamaCare is judged constitutional, it will not simply be a new law, but a precedent for laws of the kind that should trouble us all.
The president’s disregard for protecting religious liberty before the Supreme Court is consistent.