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Monopolists Are Taking Over American Healthcare

The Affordable Care Act has played a substantial role in encouraging this trend.

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Hospitals Rip off the Uninsured

Fifty U.S. hospitals charge uninsured ten times the cost of care. This is just a small example of the larger costs Big Hospital imposes on us.

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Hospitals Win Big from Medicaid Expansion

The Medicaid expansion has helped hospitals save $5 billion dollars. Hospitals are winning under the ACA even while they continue to charge exorbitant rates.

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Patients Pay as Private Oncology Practices Die Out

The private oncology practice is going extinct as hospitals absorb previously independent cancer doctors. The result is a treatment regime that is more expensive for the patient.

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ACA Drives Hospitals' Race to Consolidate

The pace of hospital consolidating is picking up in NYC, in a trend driven by ACA requirements. As more hospitals consolidate in order to maximize their advantage in bargaining with insurers, rates will only continue to rise.

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Higher Education Watch

She is right to worry about the political orientation of the academic class and the way it affects our broader public discourse. But the critique she made was not particularly accurate, or productive.

Critical Thinking

Wind and solar have to solve structural problems before they can take over the world.

Duterte Harry

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seems to be tightening his grip over the Senate, sidelining rivals opposed to his drug war.

Fuzzy Math

Riyadh says Saudi Aramco is worth $2 trillion. Analysts say it’s worth as little as $400 billion. Who’s right?

Dutch Election Watch

Whatever the outcome of the Dutch elections, Geert van Wilders has already shifted the public discourse, leading mainstream politicians to tack to the right on the EU and migration.

unions versus the public

The purple state push for public sector union reform is a good thing for taxpayers and quality of governance.

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