The next time an ambitious politician suggests an intervention by the Federal Government to solve an important issue of the day, we must remember Caveat emptor — let the buyer beware. Let us consider the adverse impact of federal funding and…

Amazon killed Sears, Toys R Us, and Borders. Can it save our healthcare system? The company further fueled speculation about its desire to venture from its rainforest into the healthcare jungle through a recent job posting. The Amazon Benefits Department…

A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association asks, “Why is health care spending in the United States so much greater than in other high-income countries?” The answer surprises and unleashes numerous ramifications for policymakers. The Harvard-affiliated…

When Americans receive their medications and drugs at hospitals it may seem like a relatively straightforward process. However as the debate over the Affordable Care Act (ACA) this past year has shown, the medical care market is extraordinary complex with…

Americans agree on the main problem plaguing healthcare. They diverge on a solution. Two articles published a day apart this week in widely read publications highlight this phenomenon of shared premises not leading to the same conclusions. Both lament out-of-control…

President Trump and congressional Republicans unveiled a tax-reform plan this week. After whiffing on an Obamacare repeal and replace, the GOP, which looks fairly united here and, after all, owns the Oval Office and majorities in both houses, enjoys better-than-even…

Health care snatches the same portion of our purses as income taxes did in 1981 when Ronald Reagan famously slashed rates. So why did Reagan’s party punt on legislation to alleviate the crippling burdens health-care costs put on citizens? In…

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