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  • California Money Couldn’t Buy Georgiaâââ€Å¡¬â„¢s Special Election

    26 juin 2017
    Senior Fellow Devon Herrick writes at NCPA's Health blog: The special election for Georgia's Sixth District to fill the seat vacated by Secretary Price was heated. Jon Ossoff was the Democrat who ran for the seat with considerable outside support. He lost, nonetheless. A precinct captain (...)
  • Legislating Drug Price Transparency

    23 juin 2017
    NCPA Senior Fellow Thomas Hemphill writes in Regulation magazine:Essential Medicines. The U.S. pharmaceutical industry has once again become a target of consumers' and politicians' ire. In the past few years, public outcry ensued after a new, blockbuster drug was marketed at a seemingly (...)
  • Last Week in Health Care

    19 juin 2017
    Research associate Jerrod Attias writes at the NCPA Health blog: The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee has begun examining the role that pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) play in rising drug prices, starting with a hearing this week on the drug delivery system. Drug (...)
  • The Silly Appeal of Expanding Medicare for All

    16 juin 2017
    Senior Fellow Devon Herrick writes at NCPA's Health blog: Many people believe Obamacare was a conspiracy, with asinine design features intended to cause the program to fail. The primary goal in the minds of conspiracy buffs was to usher in a single-payer program of Medicare for All once (...)
  • Maryland’s Drug Price Gouging Law : The Potential Consequences

    12 juin 2017
    NCPA Senior Fellow Thomas Hemphill writes at RealClear Health: On May 26, Maryland became the first state to pass a law which applies specifically to "price gouging" practices by generic pharmaceutical manufacturers of essential drugs. This law passed with overwhelming bipartisan support, (...)
  • The Opioid Crisis and the Law of Unintended Consequences

    2 juin 2017
    Senior Fellow Devon Herrick writes at NCPA's Health blog: A letter to the editor of the New England Journal of Medicine back in 1980 is thought to have been the nudge that set the opioid crisis in motion. The letter claimed only four addictions were documented out of nearly 40,000 patients who (...)
  • Texas Legislature moves on cyber issues after latest global attack

    31 mai 2017
    NCPA Senior Fellow David Grantham writes in the Star-Telegram: The United States avoided the brunt of the WannaCry ransomware that wreaked havoc internationally. Ironically, the attack came just as two pieces of legislation, House Bill 8 and House Bill 9, update state law to account for the (...)
  • Drain the Health Care Swamp that’s Awash in Other Peoples’ Money

    18 mai 2017
    Senior Fellow Devon Herrick writes at NCPA's Health blog: The 2017 winner of the Miss USA pageant ignited a firestorm on Twitter when she opined that nobody is entitled to thousands of dollars worth of free goods and services which they did not earn. The tempest in a teapot resulted when Kára (...)
  • Effects of a Border-adjusted Corporate Tax

    17 mai 2017
    U.S. firms pay the world's highest corporate tax rate -- a federal tax of 39.1 percent combined with an average 4.1 percent state tax on profits from domestic sales, or foreign sales (when and if the profits are repatriated). In contrast, the lower tax rate embedded in the prices of those goods (...)
  • Wages and the Cost of Employment

    15 mai 2017
    Senior Fellow Pamela Villarreal writes at NCPA's Taxes and Retirement blog: Recently, William Galston of the Brookings Institution penned an oped in the Wall Street Journal about the lack of workers' wage growth despite a technically "full-employment" economy. Adjusted for inflation, workers' (...)

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