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Study: Big Hospitals Contribute to High Prices

The role of hospital consolidation in high health care prices is coming under more scrutiny.

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NYT: Under the ACA, Employees Find Insurance a Hard Sell

The Grey Lady reports that many employees find insurance too expensive even after the ACA—and are choosing to forgo coverage.

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Deductibles Rising, Rising, Rising

Only by reforming the way health care services are delivered—experimenting with things like telehealth, remote monitoring, and new care settings like clinics—can we create a sustainable health care system.

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Will ACA Premiums Skyrocket?

If premiums truly do skyrocket, that will be a political disaster for the Administration. If they increase only modestly, the Administration will make PR hay out of it. But in either case, the U.S. health care system will remain broken.

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Crisis in the NHS as £2 Billion Shortfall Hits

No matter what kind of system one has, costs are rising across the industrialized world. Having a more public system doesn’t appear to halt that trend.

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VA Crisis Worsens as Wait Lines Explode

Wait lines and costs have only gotten worse in the VA since the scandal broke last year. Maybe the system doesn’t work as well as some on the left think.

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British Health Care in Need of “Emergency Action”

The former head of Britain’s National Health Service Sir David Nicholson warns that “managed decline” could be coming to British health care—and emergency action will be needed to shore up its finances.

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NJ Doctors Shut Doors on Medicaid Patients

New Jersey has the lowest rate in the country of doctors willing to see Medicaid patients. But inability of Medicaid patients to get actual treatment is a national problem.

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The Expensive Myth of the Necessary Annual Physical

The annual check-up is just one of the many unnecessary practices with a price tag scattered throughout our health care system.

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California Forces Deadbeat Insurer to Pay Its Taxes

Regulators in California have stripped Blue Shield of its exemption from state taxes because its profits are too high and its charitable donations too low. Could the same thing happen to nonprofit hospitals?

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After the Elections

Fair enough. But some of the Realpolitik Russia won’t like.

Shale Is Hale

Welcome to the era of the “monster frack.”


And get this: it’s because the industry already got the subsidies it wanted.

Putin's Patronage

The rebound of Russia’s largest oil company appears to be a major success story, but the truth is more complicated.

TAI elsewhere

Jason Willick on the inadequacy of the donor class vision for the Republican Party.

Regulate Don't Kill

Trying to apply blue model thinking to post-blue problems is foolish.

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