Heartland Institute

Research & Commentary: Reimbursement Flaws in Medicaid and the ACA

June 27, 2014

Fewer doctors are accepting new Medicaid patients today, in part due to low reimbursement rates and a large increase in Medicaid enrollment caused by states expanding Medicaid in response to the Af

Research & Commentary: Right to Work in Kentucky

June 26, 2014

Implemented in 1947, the Taft-Harley Act (THA), Section 14(b), allows states to adopt right-to-work laws.

Research & Commentary: Car Rental Taxes

June 25, 2014

Tourism taxes have become increasingly popular with city and state governments as a source of new revenue.

Research & Commentary: Illinois Renewable Portfolio Standard

June 23, 2014

In August 2007, the Illinois General Assembly enacted legislation creating a Renewable Portfolio Standard.

Research & Commentary: The Cost of Failed Health Insurance Exchanges

June 17, 2014

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) states were allowed to choose between creating their own health insurance exchanges and joining a federal exchange.

Research & Commentary: The Grow America Proposal

June 17, 2014

The Obama Administration recently proposed a $302 billion transportation funding plan, the Generating Renewal, Opportunity, and Work with Accelerated Mobility, Efficiency, and Rebuilding of Infrast

Research & Commentary: “Right to Try” Experimental Drug Laws

June 3, 2014

The current process for pharmaceutical firms seeking Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for new medications is long and arduous.

Research & Commentary: Virginia Should Require Legislative Approval for Medicaid Expansion

May 29, 2014

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) allows states to expand Medicaid to cover individuals making up to 133 percent of the federal poverty level.

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