James Madison Institute

Who Owns the Ticket that You Just Bought?

Andrew Langer
March 13, 2013

When you buy a ticket to a Bruce Springsteen concert or Miami Heat game, you can do with it what you choose.

Workable Solutions for Florida’s Challenging Insurance Problems

January 17, 2012

The ways that Floridians purchase coverage to protect their property and insure their vehicles has, increasingly, placed a significant drag on the state’s economy.

Reforming Florida's Medicaid Program With Consumer Choice and Competition

Michael Bond
February 1, 2005

In this Backgrounder, the author makes the case that Florida’s Medicaid Program is in serious trouble.

Certificates of Need: A Primer On A Program That Needs To Go

Peter Doherty
October 1, 2001

In this article about Certificates of Need in Florida, author Peter Doherty writes;

Certificates of Need: A Bad Idea Whose Time Has Passed

Peter Doherty
December 1, 2001

Author Peter Doherty examines and compare rising health care costs in the 1960's and 1970's to failed programs that still exist in some states to present day while citing the need for reform thereb

Myths About The Prescription Drug Industry

Merrill Matthews, Jr.
June 1, 2003

"For several years the pharmaceutical industry has been under attack by those who are using the industry for political purposes.  Some attack the pharmaceutical industry with the g

Health Care Welcomes An Old Friend: The Free Market

Curtis Leonard
April 1, 2003

In summary, author Curtis Leonard talks about the health care crisis this nation is currently facing with increasing numbers of the uninsured and the double digit cost of insurance rates growing ra

Certificates Of Need: A Bad Idea Whose Time Has Passed

Peter Doherty
November 1, 2001

In this policy analysis, the author asserts that federal interventions into the market have proved disastrous, and the government's increased spending on programs has not been a boon.

The Prognosis for National Health Insurance: A Florida Perspective

Arduin, Laffer & Moore Econometrics, and foward by Robert F. Sanchez
September 1, 2009

Health care now comprises about one-sixth of the U.S. economy. Given the aging of the population, that portion is likely to grow. Therefore, making major changes in the system that delivers and funds health care requires especially careful analysis, not a rush to judgment.

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