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Medicare for All: Administrative Costs Are Much Higher than You Think

HealthTaxes and Spending

Blog12/04/2018

Those pushing Medicare for All rely on the presumption that it will generate huge administrative efficiencies. But they greatly underestimate the program's real administrative cost.

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The Case Against Pharma Patent Monopolies

HealthMonopoly and Competition

Blog11/13/2018

Brand recognition, competition, and de-regulation are the keys to a more affordable and more competitive drug market.

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3 Ways Bernie-Care Makes Canadian Healthcare Look Good in Comparison

HealthTaxes and Spending

Blog11/09/2018

Healthcare under the Bernie Sanders plan would be so expansive, centralized, and monolithic as to make the Canadian system look sensible by comparison.

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Cannabis Victories!

Big GovernmentHealthThe Police StateInterventionism

Blog11/07/2018

There were three important victories related to cannabis, i.e., marijuana, legalization and only the most radical measure failed.

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Stop Hating on High-Deductible Health Plans

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog10/12/2018

High-deductible or "catastrophic" health plans offer real protection from health disasters. But most government-approved forms of health "insurance" are really just welfare programs in disguise.

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American Life Expectancy vs. European: It's Not About "Socialized Medicine"

Health

Blog09/25/2018

Those who think "more socialized medicine" is the key ingredient in higher life expectancy in the US miss some very important facts about American life. 

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Why Are the Feds Subsidizing Baby Formula Companies?

Corporate WelfareCronyism and CorporatismHealth

Blog09/07/2018

The "experts" are complaining about advertisements from formula companies. Meanwhile, the US government spends billions on subsidizing formula through welfare programs.

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An Uber-Like Service Might Help Patients Escape Britain’s Socialist Health System

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog08/28/2018

Entrepreneurs are attempting to use new Uber-like technologies to lessen the deadly wait times and general lack of service that comes with Britain's sclerotic state health system.

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Sorry, "Medicare for All" Won't Save the Taxpayers Money

HealthTaxes and Spending

Blog08/18/2018

Lowering quality and destroying health care choices might reduce some "administrative costs," but the real cost to the public of a government healthcare system is much higher than is admitted.

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How Liberal Adoption Laws Helped Romania’s Orphans

HealthWorld HistoryValue and Exchange

Blog08/08/2018

People usually recoil at the idea of trading babies for money, but in the wake of Soviet deprivation, easy-adoption laws helped countless orphans in Romania.

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