Category: Healthcare

WSJ Overhypes Story of ‘Scrambling’ over Health Exchange Uncertainty

At first glance, I thought my informal bet—that a red-state governor will soon claim he stood up to the…
Scott Galupo July 28, 2014

How Long Before a Red State Gov Says He Knew It All Along?

A few more thoughts on Gruber-gate: 1. It seems the exponents of the D.C. Circuit’s ruling on Obamacare subsidies…
Scott Galupo July 26, 2014

Jonathan Gruber and the Smoking Gun That Wasn’t

Conservative economist Scott Sumner offers up a desperately needed example of intellectual honesty on l’affaire Gruber. (For those who…
Scott Galupo July 25, 2014

Obamacare vs. Dr. Evil’s Legal Eagles

Decades ago, a few friends and I were listening to Not For Kids Only, an album of Appalachian folk…
Scott Galupo July 23, 2014

Autonomy and Automation in Old Age

The world’s fast-growing elderly population faces more age-related disease, higher health costs, and fewer children to care for them…
Catherine Addington July 21, 2014

Polio Breaks Out After the U.S. Breaks Trust

Only two diseases have ever been completely eradicated worldwide: smallpox and rinderpest. But hopes for eradicating a third have…
Leah Libresco May 8, 2014

How to Fix the Census’s Obamacare Errors

Can you cook the books by using more accurate statistics? That’s the question hanging over the Obama administration, now that…
Leah Libresco April 18, 2014

NYT Overstates Danger of E-Cigs

The front page article in the New York Times (“Selling a Poison by the Barrel: Liquid Nicotine for E-Cigarettes“) didn’t mince…
Leah Libresco March 26, 2014

Even If Hobby Lobby Wins, We Lose

Closing on Sundays doesn't make up for the disembedding nature of big box stores.
Patrick J. Deneen March 25, 2014

Obamacare Gets Teed Up at CPAC

“Off with Obamacare’s head!” Such was the battle cry at the first day at CPAC, woven into nearly every…
Marjorie Romeyn-Sanabria March 7, 2014