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The Trojan Horse of Surprise Billing Legislation

Health

10/27/2019Audio/Video
Are out-of-network physicians deliberately trying to price-gouge patients in need of emergency care? Will “surprise billing legislation” solve the problems of narrow networks?
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The Coming Whiskey Bubble?

Booms and Busts

Blog08/24/2019

Whiskey production depends on investment in highly specific capital, and it requires a long time horizon. It's a textbook case of the sort of industry that's likely to suffer most in case of an economic bust.

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The Stupidity of the American Healthcare Consumer?

Health

08/05/2019Audio/Video
Dr. Keith Smith offers insights into the chasm that exists between the way healthcare policy makers conceive of medical practice and how ordinary patients actually seek the best possible healthcare value.
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The Cultural Background of Ludwig von Mises

BiographiesWar and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/31/2019Essays in Political Economy
Writing about the cultural background of Ludwig von Mises, an eminent former compatriot of mine, poses some difficulties: how to present you with a world radically different from yours, a world far away, which in many ways no longer exists.
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Trump’s 7/10 Executive Order: A Turning Point for Nephrology?

Health

07/24/2019Audio/Video
Dr. Joel Topf shares his insights on the good and bad of Trump's executive order, and on the state and future of kidney disease in the United States.
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Tales of a Recovering Hospital CEO

Health

07/16/2019Audio/Video
In this interview with Anish Koka, John Chamberlain relates how his attempts to "do right by the patient" became increasingly arduous.
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Trump’s 6/24 Executive Order: A Turning Point for Direct Primary Care?

Health

07/11/2019Audio/Video
Dr. Lee Gross discusses Trump's recent Executive Order on health care transparency, and the implications for the growth of the Direct Care Movement.
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The Economics of Healthcare: Market Failure or Faulty Models? (Part 2)

Health

06/28/2019Audio/Video
Accad and Koka discuss with Bob Murphy how economists conceive (or misconceive) of medical care, and what the implications are for the US healthcare system as a whole.
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