Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Sally Pipes of the Pacific Research Institute shares her firsthand experiences with Canadian healthcare and suggests how we may avoid some of Canada’s mistakes.

Michael D. Tanner discusses health care reform ideas that would increase choice and competition. Ideas include allowing consumers to purchase insurance across state lines and offering the same tax breaks for individuals as corporations for purchasing insurance.

David A. Hyman discusses how true Medicare administrative overhead is obscured and the difficulty in comparing the full costs of government insurance with private insurance.

Rep. Paul Ryan gives clear ideas on how to reform Medicaid and Medicare.

Michael D. Tanner discusses how Medicare meets the needs of many, but the costs are unsustainable.

Rep. Paul Ryan discusses how the government controls the health care “game” and is able to out-compete the private sector.

Michael Cannon discusses how the government has the ability to hide costs of a government health care program. Questions whether a government program can be self-sustaining.

Ed Crane discusses his concerns with the direction of the health care debate and suggests several reforms that would benefit consumers without government intervention.

Michael D. Tanner discusses the short term outcome of the Massachusetts experiment in health care reform and what it implies for a national plan.

Michael D. Tanner explains who will be writing the health care bills and the legislative process required to create final legislation.