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What Republicans Miss About Healthcare Reform

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog01/17/2017

Senator Rand Paul's proposal is an improvement from Obamacare, but it doesn't address the fundamental problems with American healthcare.

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Obamacare: Is It Worse Than What Came Before It?

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog01/11/2017

The US economy has been so malformed by interventionist policy, it has become difficult to say how even a policy of repeal might distort markets.

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Has "Market Failure" Caused High Health-Care Prices?

HealthPolitical Theory

Blog12/12/2016

The health-care industry is a labyrinth of government regulations and monopolies. It should surprise no one that prices are increasing rapidly.

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The Obamacare Tipping Point

HealthPolitical Theory

Blog11/01/2016

Why the huge price increases associated with the ACA? Obamacare has too much risk and too little population of healthy individuals to bear the cost.

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Health-Care Cronies Seek Monopoly Powers over Contact Lenses

HealthPolitical TheoryPrivate Property

Blog10/10/2016

Some health-industry interest groups think you have too much freedom when it comes to contact lenses.

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How Medical Licensing Laws Can Shield Incompetent Doctors

HealthPolitical Theory

Blog10/09/2016

The cronyist American Medical Association has forced doctors to choose between protecting "the profession" and protecting their patients.

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Seeking Affordable Care, Markets Sidestep Obamacare

HealthPolitical Theory

Blog09/29/2016

Some medical facilities are opting out of the whole health insurance bureaucracy to make care less expensive.

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Feds to Ban Leaf Used in Herbal Teas

HealthLegal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog09/26/2016

The US government will outlaw yet another plant that has long been used for herbal remedies, magically transforming users into criminals overnight.

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Cronyism: Government, the AMA, and Med Schools

HealthU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog09/07/2016

For decades, governments have been manipulating our views of what medical schools are, and what they should be.

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When it Comes to Spending, the US Is a Typical Western Welfare State

HealthTaxes and SpendingInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog08/30/2016

There is no bright line that divides the allegedly "free-market" US from the "socialist" welfare states of Western Europe.

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