Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death elevates a familiar health care policy dynamic to the foreground of the election.
Even when they have a good idea, the argument gets muddled.
Gerald Friedman of the University of Massachusetts says yes, while the Pacific Research Institute's Sally Pipes says no.
Patients and providers should be able to meet remotely without bureaucrats getting in the way.
During COVID-19, many states have rolled back their “certificate of need” laws. Now is the time to abolish them.
The media's fawning interviews obscure the New York governor's record.
Plus: "Heartbeat law" ruled unconstitutional, introducing the Atlas of Surveillance, Brave New World reimagined, and more...
The GOP’s decadeslong refusal to offer a compelling health care alternative has given Democrats the political upper hand.
Plus: More (bad, weird, and occasionally good) new state laws that start taking effect today.
Plus: More states pause reopening, Oregon measure to legalize psilocybin moves forward, and more...
Georgetown political philosopher Peter Jaworski makes the case for paying blood plasma donors. The same arguments also justify paying organ donors and participants in vaccine "challenge trials."
A unanimous panel concludes the Department of Health and Human Services Lacked Statutory Authority to Impose the Rule
We need to remove all the ways that government deters people from seeking treatment.
The Moral Case for Testing Coronavirus Vaccines through "Challenge Trials" on Paid Healthy Volunteers
Doing so can potentially save many thousands of lives. And moral objections to this practice are weak. The issues here are very similar to the longstanding debate over whether we legalize organ markets.
In some states, the total is as high as 65 percent. It's a stunning statistic that might force policy makers to reconsider their approach to fighting the coronavirus.
"I think you'll find that I'm the normal guy, the regular guy," Amash told HBO's Real Time host. "These other two guys are the buffoons."
A surgeon and policy analyst tallies up the steep costs of delaying and denying elective surgery and other care during the coronavirus pandemic.
We need to think of more targeted approaches to protect high-risk people and our freedoms.
The ruling says health insurers are owed money that Congress never appropriated.
"The more we lock down the economy, the more we harm those individuals who are most vulnerable, who don't have the cash cushions or the white-collar jobs that allow them to keep going."
An emergency room doctor talks about working the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.
Dr. Jeremy S. Faust talks about battling COVID-19 in the emergency room and how to safely reopen American society.
Pandemic patients get better care when medical professionals are free to work where they're needed. The same will undoubtedly be true of regular patients after COVID-19 has left our lives.
The point isn't only to provide reassurance to the public, but also to guide policymakers who have to make decisions on things such as opening or closing public schools, libraries, or playgrounds.
White House Recommends Against Grocery and Pharmacy Trips While Trump Says Go Ahead and Try Hydroxychloroquine
Plus: shutdown suits, the pantry police, and more...
The World Health Organization Classified Video Game Addiction as a Disorder. Now It's Telling People to Play Video Games.
Global health group supports industry-supported initiative to promote gaming, educate players about COVID-19.
The agency's emphasis on caution over speed led to needless suffering and loss of life long before the COVID-19 pandemic.
The short-term rental service seeks 100,000 hosts to set space aside for those working to fight the pandemic.
It's time to free midwives from excessive regulation and make room for more home births.
U.S. Needs Billions of New Masks to Combat Coronavirus. Feds Say It'll Take Up To 90 Days to Approve New Mask-Making Facilities.
Established makers of N95 masks are ramping up production as fast as they can. New manufacturers hoping to help meet demand are running into regulatory roadblocks.
Plus: the pandemic in prisons, pushback on Trump's prescription for economic rebound, and more...
If you really want politicians to do something helpful, ask them to stop "leading" and to get out of the way.
America Doesn't Have Enough Hospital Beds To Fight the Coronavirus. Protectionist Health Care Regulations Are One Reason Why.
Federal bureaucracy slowed America's response to the new coronavirus outbreak. Now state-level red tape is now poised to cause more problems.
No one will ever head to Walmart for a kidney transplant, but retail companies and profit-based clinics certainly can offer high-quality, lower-level services—and impose market discipline in a sector that sorely needs it.
Certificate of need laws are on the books in 36 states, but they mostly serve as a way for hospitals to limit competition and keep prices high. State lawmakers should be dismantling them.
Medicare for All would cost far, far more than he says.
The justices declined a Democratic request to fast track a decision on the law.
Taiwan’s system is less generous than the Sanders plan—yet it still struggles with cost control and access to care.
The elimination of three health care taxes will increase the deficit by $373 billion.