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.
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
These are turbulent times for t
In this policy document, the authors analyze the debate over health care and costs of care. European critics of the U.S.
Will consumers some day be able to shop for health care the way they shop for groceries? As far fetched as that idea may seem, some believe it will become a reality. But in