Heartland Institute

Medicaid Reform

The Heartland Institute
June 13, 2007

Between 1970 and 2002 government expenditures on health care rose by 690 percent, and if current trends hold, by the year 2050 those expenditures will account for one-third of U.S.

State Children's Health Insurance Program

The Heartland Institute
May 8, 2007

Created in 1997, SCHIP provides health insurance coverage for families with too much income to qualify for Medicaid, but not enough income to afford private insurance.

No. 113 Taxes and Fees on Communication Services

David Tuerck, Ph.D., Paul Bachman, Steven Titch, and John Rutledge, Ph.D.
May 31, 2007

Communication services today consist of voice, video, and Internet access services delivered over telephone wires, cable TV lines, or wirelessly (via point-to-point signal transmission or satellite

No. 112 The Consumer Benefits of Video Franchise Reform in Illinois

John Skorburg, James Speta, and Steven Titch
April 4, 2007

Illinois has the opportunity to join a growing number of states that have streamlined the process of competitive entry into cable TV markets by giving the state the authority to grant a video franc

No. 111 - What Climate Scientists Really Say about Global Warming

James M. Taylor
February 28, 2007

The Heartland Institute has released a study challenging assertions that climate scientists have come to a consensus about global warming.

November 2006 Health Care News

edited by Karla Dial
November 1, 2006

The November 2006 issue of Health Care News addresses a wide range of key health policy issues. On page 1:


October 2006: Politicians on Drugs

Joseph Bast
October 1, 2006

Ronald Reagan used to say politicians are like diapers: They need to be changed regularly, and for the same reason. Why would anyone trust politicians to choose which drugs are best for them?

February 2006 Health Care News (PDF)

edited by Susan Konig
February 1, 2006

The February 2006 issue of Health Care News reports that a federal judge has rejected a District of Columbia law that would have imposed price controls on prescription drugs.

January 2006 Health Care News (PDF)

edited by Susan Konig
January 1, 2006

The January 2006 issue of Health Care News highlights Medicare reform: the new prescription drug benefit, and red tape that would come from performance-pay provisions in the budget bill.

Destroying Insurance Markets

March 1, 2005

The lead editorial in the July 24, 2013 Wall Street Journal, titled “Obama’s New Yo

Syndicate content