Written by Greg Scandlen
The new announcement that the Census Bureau is completely changing its Current Population Survey (CPS) questions about health insurance coverage (see previous post here) is devastating for those of us who do health research.
Written by Linda Gorman
Who’s killing whom?
Writing in The New York Times the other day, Paul Krugman had this to say:
And while supposed ObamaCare horror stories keep on turning out to be false, it’s already quite easy to find examples of people who died because their states refused to expand Medicaid. According to one ...
Written by Celeste Busby
Article 1 in a series on Common Core
Why would anyone be against standards that are “more rigorous; emphasize critical thinking; emphasize 21st-Century learning and STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) instruction; promote being able to compete globally and being college and career ...
Written by John Goodman
The reason we have so many problems in health care is that almost everywhere we look, people face perverse incentives — patients, doctors, employers, employees, etc. When they respond to those incentives they do things that make costs higher, quality lower, and access to care more difficult than ...
Written by Joan Swirsky
Just last week, on March 24, 2014, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta (CDC) released its latest data on autism. After surveying medical and school records from 11 states, the CDC found that autism has more than doubledsince the new century began only 14 years ago. Today ...
Written by Karen Schroeder
President Obama’s plan to redistribute wealth includes the prosperity nestled in the suburbs. Regional Equity Taxation is being used by the federal government to control property taxes, to limit the development of “greed- filled” suburban communities, to undercut state autonomy in education, and to ...
Written by DTN
Seeks to maximize the number of uninsured Americans who enroll in health coverage made available by Obamacare
Founded in March 2010, Enroll America (EA) describesitself as a “nonpartisan” 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to “maximize the number of uninsured Americans who enroll in health ...
Written by Bruce Deitrick Price
If you say to someone, “Your life can be improved, here is a set of rules, follow them and you will be a better and happier person,” that’s a legitimate approach. That’s Buddhism with its Eightfold Path, Christianity with its Ten Commandments, the Boy Scouts with their Code.
Written by John Goodman
It's a 2,700 page bill. There are 20,000 pages of regulations. Major provisions seem to change every other week. And despite Nancy Pelosi's promise, four years after it passed most of us still aren't sure about everything that's in it.
How can something like that possibly be fixed?
It's easier than ...