A Conservative Case for Universal Coverage

Topics: Obamacare

A conservative case for universal coverage

By AVIK ROY | 01/17/14 12:00 AM

Two wealthy countries have health care systems that, if we could substitute them for our own, would exceed the dreams of American conservative reformers. Switzerland and Singapore achieve universal coverage while spending a fraction of what we spend, and they ensure broad access to high-quality...
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Prices drop when health consumers shop around

By William H Frist | 01/17/14 12:00 AM

Creative solutions like reference-based pricing move us to a system that ensures patients get excellent care at a price both they — and the nation — can afford.
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A simple alternative to the Obamacare mandate

By John C. Goodman | 01/17/14 12:00 AM

Health insurance is valuable for basically two reasons: to protect assets, including the benefits of future wage income, and to avoid free ridership. The public interest is obvious only in the second case.
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Philip Klein: Access problems loom for Obamacare

By Philip Klein | 01/17/14 12:00 AM

President Obama's health care law aims to expand insurance coverage to 25 million Americans by 2016. But expanding health insurance isn't necessarily the same thing as increasing access.
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David Freddoso: Obamacare is for your grandma

By David Freddoso | 01/15/14 12:00 AM

Last year, Americans were treated to some very, um, innovative marketing techniques as Obamacare's state health insurance exchanges sought younger customers. Who could forget the “Brosurance” ads out of Colorado, featuring 20-something young men doing keg stands?
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Byron York: Will IRS bully people to sign up for Obamacare?

By Byron York | 01/13/14 12:00 AM

The individual mandate, Obamacare's requirement that all Americans have health insurance that includes "minimum essential coverage," has been in effect for two weeks now. No one has noticed because nothing has happened. But it will.
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