Wednesday, July 28, 2010

States Are Right to Shun ObamaCare's High-Risk Pools

One of ObamaCare's first major cash flows was scheduled to start on July 1: $5 billion to bail out states' so-called "high-risk" pools until January 1, 2014. A full 22 states want nothing to do with it: A drastic choice in times of broken budgets, but nevertheless the right choice. Read more here.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Adverse Selection in ObamaCare and RomneyCare

Will ObamaCare suffer the same problem of adverse selection that RomneyCare does? An exchange of views in the Wall Street Journal prompts my latest blog entry at John Goodman's Health Policy Blog.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Medical Tort in the States

Using colleagues' research, I rank all 50 states according to their medical-malpractice laws and other tort laws relevent to health policy: This month's Health Policy Prescription.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Should the State Decide How Many Nurses Hospitals Must Hire

Yes, if you want a major nurses' union to have its way. No, if you want patient-centered health care. This month's Capital Ideas.