| Monday November 18, 2019 at 12:10 PM PST
Health insurance costs have gone through the roof since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) fully went into effect in 2014. In 2019, those costs have gotten so out of hand that relatively higher-income earning American households who used to buy health insurance are instead choosing to drop it.
Raymond J. March
| Tuesday August 27, 2019 at 12:43 PM PDT
By making life-saving medication widely available and affordable, retailers like Walmart have undoubtedly saved lives and provided financial relieve for numerous patients in dire situations.
John R. Graham
| Thursday December 22, 2016 at 10:26 AM PST
The Bureau of Labor Statistics has published a chart showing how health-benefit costs among private employers have increased over the past decade. The chart shows health benefits increased from 6.9 percent of total compensation in September 2006 to 7.6 percent last September. The 0.7 percentage point absolute increase is a relative increase of ten...Read More »
John R. Graham
| Thursday October 6, 2016 at 3:59 PM PDT
In July 2015, former Enron board member, New York Times columnist, and champion of ever more government control of health care, Professor Paul Krugman, wrote a disturbing blog entry: Wonkblog has a post inspired by the dentist who paid a lot of money to shoot Cecil the lion, asking why he—and dentists in general...Read More »
John C. Goodman
| Monday August 6, 2012 at 11:50 AM PDT
In 1980, Census Bureau statistics showed that less than 1 percent of the population had been denied health insurance because of a health condition. Moreover, this was a period of time when there were few legislative remedies. Even so, this 1 percent was a politically vocal group and, in many cases, they evoked understandable...Read More »