Health Reform U. at the 2019 State Health Policy Summit Each year, the Cato Institute’s assembles state focused, free-market think tanks to learn from national experts and share ideas about how to make health care better, more affordable, and more secure—particularly for society’s most vulnerable. Past speakers include economist Kate Baicker; Arizona Supreme Court Justice […]
Affordable Care Act
The Students for a National Health Program NEOMED Chapter is hosting a debate on health care policy featuring Dr. John Ross and Dr. Sameer Lakha. Dr. John Ross, former president of Physicians for a National Health Program, advocates for a National Health Care System. Dr. Sameer Lakha, founder of the Benjamin Rush Institute chapter at […]
The past century is riddled with interventions wresting control away from physicians and centralizing it in the hands of the federal government and large firms. Rather than addressing policy issues as they arise, reviewing the healthcare system in historical context can reframe the discussion, revealing its foundational problems.
Health care is the ultimate test of libertarian principles. As Bryan Caplan, economics professor at George Mason University, wrote in a 2012 blog post, we are often asked, “What if a poor person gets sick, doesn’t have insurance, and can’t get friends, family, or charity to pay for treatment?”
“Congress must have the courage and commitment to fully repeal ObamaCare and replace with policy restoring beneficial market forces to the private insurance market. Transformational healthcare market reform will lower healthcare insurance and healthcare cost, grow employment and the economy; and growing the economy is the foundation for credibly lowering the national debt.” ~Dr. N. Pandelidis, orthopedic surgeon