In this policy analysis from NCPA, the authors note that in the United States, eligibility for government social benefits is based mainly on an absolute measure of poverty – the federal pover
Just as there are penalties in the tax code for couples who get married, financial penalties in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) also discourage couples from “tying the knot.” T
In this issue brief, Peter Ferrara writes that HSAs and similar consumer-directed high deductible plans are spreading across the work force, and demonstrating a powerful capability to control risin
The FHA insures reverse mortgages, which provides lenders with a strong incentive to issue them, because they can
Rarely have more people in the United States been so deeply concerned about the direction of their country as right now, in 2010.
Despite claims that the United States is experiencing a health insurance crisis, the proportion of people without insurance coverage has changed little in recent years.
Recent advances in information technology — the hardware and software systems used to record, store, process and transmit data — have created new opportunities for patients and doctors
Families displaced by Katrina and Rita should have the opportunity to make their own decisions on how to rebuild their lives, including making their own health care choices. By gi
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In this policy document, the authors analyze the debate over health care and costs of care. European critics of the U.S.