health care


Free Market Alternatives To Obamacare

By Jeff Paul Activist Post August 12, 2017   Free Market Alternatives To Obamacare     Why do car insurance companies charge more for teenage boy drivers? Because they pose a higher risk of filing an insurance claim from accidents, mud bogging, speeding tickets, etc. Insurance companies must manage a pool of risk against potential […]

Free Market Alternatives To Obamacare

Obamacare is Officially Destroying the Economy & Has Reached 60% of total Retail Sales

Obamacare is Officially Destroying the Economy & Has Reached 60% of total Retail Sales

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics August 8, 2017   Obamacare is Officially Destroying the Economy & Has Reached 60% of total Retail Sales     The retail sector has been stagnant and most people are blaming AMAZON. A closer look is really required rather than the typical superficial analysis. Today, online sales represent only 8.5% of […]


Does Britain Have the World’s Best Health System? Only If You Ignore Outcomes

By George Pickering Mises Institute July 24, 2017   Does Britain Have the World’s Best Health System? Only If You Ignore Outcomes   “The National Health Service is the closest thing the English have to a religion,” Margaret Thatcher’s Chancellor Nigel Lawson famously once observed. However, given the swivel-eyed fanaticism with which its supporters will defend […]

Does Britain Have the World’s Best Health System? Only If You Ignore Outcomes

The Future of Healthcare is Already Here

The Future of Healthcare is Already Here

By Austin Schanzenbach Foundation for Economic Education July 11, 2017   The Future of Healthcare is Already Here     Let’s imagine a scenario where you no longer need to use insurance for health care. No more calling on pre-approval for services or fighting over the phone with monotone customer service reps over denied claims. […]


Healthcare: "Insurance" Now Just Means Redistribution

Healthcare: “Insurance” Now Just Means Redistribution

By Gary Galles Mises Institute June 8, 2017   Healthcare: “Insurance” Now Just Means Redistribution   Americans have been fighting over health insurance reform for ages. For example, 25 years ago, in 1992, over 200 congressional health care bills were introduced. Unfortunately, while the rhetoric has focused on insurance, such as how many would supposedly gain or […]


Napolitano: The GOP Didn’t Touch the Core of Obamacare

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute May 12, 2017   Napolitano: The GOP Didn’t Touch the Core of Obamacare   On Kennedy yesterday, Judge Andrew Napolitano explained how the GOP’s “repeal” of Obamacare does nothing to touch the four foundations of the Obamacare plan. The new plan “assumes the premise of Obamacare,” Napolitano noted, explaining that the […]

Napolitano: The GOP Didn't Touch the Core of Obamacare

Andrew Napolitano: Police Had ‘No Right’ to Drag Passenger off United Plane

Is Health Care a Right or a Good?

By Andrew P. Napolitano LewRockwell.com March 31, 2017   Is Health Care a Right or a Good?   The political fiasco that unfolded last week as President Donald Trump and the Republican House leadership failed to pass legislation repealing the Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare, is attributable as much to the failure of politics […]


How the Government Ruined U.S. Healthcare — and What We Can Actually Do About It

By Alice Salles The Anti-Media March 23, 2017   How the Government Ruined U.S. Healthcare — and What We Can Actually Do About It     Government’s meddling in the healthcare business has been disastrous from the get-go. Since 1910, when Republican William Taft gave in to the American Medical Association’s lobbying efforts, most administrations have passed […]

How the Government Ruined U.S. Healthcare — and What We Can Actually Do About It

Repeal and Replace Needn’t Be Complicated

Repeal and Replace Needn’t Be Complicated

By Hunter Lewis Against Crony Capitalism March 10, 2017   Repeal and Replace Needn’t Be Complicated     The choices are pretty simple. But Paul Ryan’s bill just takes us deeper down the rabbit hole. The Republicans have a problem. Healthcare prices are so swollen by government imposed monopolies that most people cannot possibly afford to pay […]


Our Huge Hidden Tax: Government Regulations

By Scott Powell Mises Institute February 21, 2017   Our Huge Hidden Tax: Government Regulations   On day one, President Trump surprised business leaders gathered at the White House, declaring US regulations “out of control” and “in need of 75% or more reduction.” A week later, he boldly signed an executive order requiring repeal of two […]

Our Huge Hidden Tax: Government Regulations

Healthcare: Government — Not Technology — Is Driving Prices Up

Healthcare: Government — Not Technology — Is Driving Prices Up

By Michel Accad Mises Institute February 16, 2017   Healthcare: Government — Not Technology — Is Driving Prices Up   Should we blame technology for the growth in healthcare spending? Austin Frakt, a healthcare economist who writes for the New York Times, thinks so. Citing several studies conducted over the last several years, he claims that technology […]


Healthcare Is Not Immune to the Laws of Economics

By Jonathan Newman Mises Institute February 11, 2017   Healthcare Is Not Immune to the Laws of Economics   One of the great things about economics is that it is devoid of all mysticism. Every person, good, service, and dollar is treated equally — nothing is special or above the rules. There’s nothing about the supply […]