Articles by Paul Howard

How Republicans Can Break Obamacare Before They Repeal It

As they exult in their smashing victory in last week's midterm elections, conservatives must resist the temptation of assuming that President Obama's health-care reform law is on the road to repeal. Nothing could be further from the truth. Read More

Will Obamacare kill Indiana's promising experiment in health-care reform?

A key part of American federalism is states' ability to serve as laboratories where the consequences of various programs can be explored without committing the entire nation to what may turn out to be expensive blunders. For instance, Wisconsin successfully took th Read More

You Get What You Pay For?

Last week, actuaries at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services estimated that U.S. health care costs will rise to 20 percent of GDP by 2015. Their estimate generated a predictable outcry of media angst that U.S. health care costs... Read More

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