Obamacare isn’t helping. “Obamacare did not alter the main reason health spending has tended to grow rapidly over the past four decades: flawed government policies. Indeed, Obamacare doubles down on federally subsidized third-party insurance arrangements, the engines for health care’s hyperinflation. In Medicare, Medicaid, and employer-sponsored plans, the government provides greater subsidies for high-cost care, which largely undermines the incentives for economizing.
JENNIFER RUBIN: Losing a Repeal Vote, But Winning The War Against ObamaCare. Key bit: “Every Democrat in the Senate is on record as supporting the health-spending bill, even as a growing chorus of Americans are calling on them to re... Read Post
Funny how the bigger government gets, the less people like it. “A decade ago, Americans felt similarly about their local, state and federal governments. No longer. Today, just one in three has a favorable view of the federal governm... Read Post