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Spending $716 Billion, Twice

Grace-Marie Turner
August 20, 2012

In this article that also appeared at National Reivew, Grace Turner writes that the issue of $716 billion in spending cuts to Medicare has taken center stage, with accusations flying about who is r

Part D Is Still Working

July 3, 2012

In this brief commentary at the Galen Institute, the writer concludes that private competition in Medicare Part D has led to lower prices and more choices for seniors, and the program is savi

The Independent Payment Advisory Board And Access to Health Care

Douglas Holtz-­‐Eakin
October 24, 2012

In this Policy Report, the author writes that a controversial feature of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the new Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB).

How Sensationalist Claims Undermine Responsible Federal Budgeting

Grace-Marie Turner
February 25, 2013

In this article that also appeared at Forbes

Part D Can Be A Model For Medicare Reform

July 14, 2013

In this policy report, Medicaid is examined for potential savings in health care.

Do’s and Don’ts of Improving State Medicaid Programs

April 8, 2013

In this Commentary for the Galen Institute, the unsigned author(s) write that across the country, state legislatures are considering whether and how to implement Obamacare’s Medicaid expansio

Budget Summary — Obama’s “One Percent” Solution

Chris Jacobs
April 11, 2013

In this Newsletter, Jacobs writes that according to the Congressional Budget Office’s most recent baselines, the federal government will spend a total of 

W's Legacy

Grace-Marie Turner
April 25, 2013

In this article at National Review, Galen Institute staffer Grace Turner outlines Bush's legacy and concludes that he should have persued market reforms more vigorously.

21st Century Health Care Options for the States

Chris Jacobs
April 25, 2013

In this policy document, Chris Jacobs writes that state legislatures are considering whether or not to expand their existing Medicaid programs.  The Supreme Court ruling struck down the m

A Model for Reform

Grace-Marie Turner
May 22, 2013

In this Newsletter for Galen, Turner writes that Medicare covers nearly 50 million Americans and will cost almost $600 billion this year. President Barack Obama has highlighted the need t

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