Heritage Foundation

Research Shows Medicare Part D Crowds Out Private Insurance, Public Funds Cut Seniors’ Costs

Paul L. Winfree
May 9, 2011

in this Research Summary for the Center for Policy Innovation Research at the Heritage Foundation, Winfree writes that,

No Public Plan Option in Medicare Part D

Edmund Haislmaier
July 10, 2009

in this post in the Foundry, the author blogs that the idea of a public option in Medicare was not actually included in the legislation.  He writes, 

Ezra Klein’s F on Medicare Part D

James Capretta
June 16, 2011

In this posting in the Foundry, the author contends that the Medicare drug benefit—known as Medicare Part D—had many critics.

Medicare Part D Proves That Competition Lowers Health Care Spending

Drew Gonshorowski
June 6, 2012

In this post in the Foundry, the author contends that some policymakers have difficulty understanding competition’s role in health care.

Congress Could Cut Five USDA Programs and Save $2.8 Billion a Year

Daren Bakst, Romina Boccia
July 2, 2013
The full House of Representatives is expected to take up the agriculture appropriations bill soon.

The Cost of Educating the Public on Obamacare

Alyene Senger
July 1, 2013
Alyene Senger wirtes in this issue brief that open enrollment in Obamacare’s insurance exchanges is slated to begi

Six Reforms for the House Farm Bill

Daren Bakst
June 27, 2013

On June 20, the House voted down its farm bill by a bipartisan vote of 234–195. This action was a major victory for fiscal responsibility and the American people.

So Which Part of Obamacare Works, Then?

Amy Payne
July 3, 2013

In this blog post at the Foundry, Payne notes the troubles of implementing Obamacare: 

Soaring National Debt Remains a Grave Threat

Alison Acosta Fraser, J.D. Foster
June 18, 2013
Federal government debt has nearly doubled since President Barack Obama took office and is projected to increase 5

The Shaheen–Portman Energy Efficiency Bill: A Costly, Inefficient Use of Taxpayer Money

Nicolas Loris
June 7, 2013
Backgrounder
Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D–NH) and Rob Portman (R–OH) recently introdu
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