Christopher Jacobs
Christopher Jacobs
Christopher Jacobs
Chris Jacobs is founder and CEO of Juniper Research Group, a policy consulting firm based in Washington. Previously he was a senior policy analyst in The Heritage Foundation’s Center for Health Policy Studies, and a senior policy analyst with the Joint Economic Committee’s Senate Republican staff. During the debate over the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, Jacobs was a policy adviser for the House Republican Conference under then-Chairman Mike Pence. In the first two years of the law’s implementation, he was a health policy analyst for the Senate Republican Policy Committee. Jacobs got his start on Capitol Hill as an intern for then-Rep. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.). He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and history from American University, where he is a part-time teacher of health policy. He currently resides in Washington, D.C.
4 Ways Big Hospitals Screwed You Through Obamacare

The health-care sector seems to believe they have a God-given right to consume at least one-sixth of the economy (and growing).

Note To Harry Reid: Thanks To Obamacare, People Are Dying On Wait Lists For Care

Apparently Harry Reid forgot to heed Hillary Clinton’s warning about fake news, because the idea that thousands of people die from lack of health insurance is preposterous.

John Cornyn Illustrates Republicans’ Obamacare Problem In One Tweet

There are many reasons conservatives should not remain fixated on the number of people with health insurance when designing an Obamacare alternative.

No, Medicare Recipients Haven’t ‘Earned’ All Their Benefits

The fact that most seniors receive more in benefits than they paid in payroll taxes speaks to the urgent need to right-size our entitlements.

7 Whoppers Inside Politico’s Hit Piece On HHS Nominee Tom Price

Politico appears to publish Democrat talking points as ‘facts,’ if a recent hit on Tom Price, Donald Trump’s nominee to run the Department of Health and Human Services, is any indication.

Tom Price HHS Pick Forecasts Rough Road Ahead For Repealing Obamacare

Tom Price hasn’t articulated his positions on many, if not most, of the important health-care issues the Republican Congress will face next year.

Trump’s Solyndra? Oscar Is a Test Case In ‘Draining the Swamp’

The incoming Trump administration will face a choice: Will it side with taxpayers, and prevent sending Obamacare bailout funds to insurers, or will it side with Donald Trump’s in-laws?

Is The Obamacare Repeal Destined To Go Down Like HillaryCare?

For those following events of the past few years, the Clinton health debate as profiled in ‘The System’ provides interesting echoes between past and present.

Obamacare Takes Care From Disabled People To Subsidize Able-Bodied, Working-Age Men

Obamacare’s dirty little secret: the hundreds of thousands of people with disabilities, who are on wait lists because they can’t get services.

Donald Trump Has 47.5 Million Bad Reasons To Support Obamacare Bailouts

Donald Trump’s son-in-law holds a controlling interest in a company whose primary business is selling Obamacare policies.

Insurance Cards Do Americans No Good If Health Care Is Expensive

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the media has thus far viewed the debate on an Obamacare replacement entirely through one liberal policy frame: How many people have health insurance cards.

4 Ways Donald Trump Can Start Dismantling Obamacare On Day One

Because President Obama used executive overreach to implement so much of Obamacare, Donald Trump can begin dismantling it immediately upon taking office.

This Bureaucrat Made $1 Million Selling Obamacare Plans, But Won’t Buy One

Wealthy Obamacare supporters won’t give up a few thousand dollars to enroll on the exchanges they tout. Aren’t liberals the ones who believe in social solidarity and ‘paying your fair share’?

Obamacare Supporters Refuse To Enroll In Obamacare Because It’s Garbage

If the Obamacare exchange plans are so good, why haven’t liberal elites purchased one?

Obama’s Obamacare Speech Proves He’s As Authoritarian As Donald Trump

On Obamacare, President Obama insists he will not take voters’ repeated no for an answer. Where have we heard that before?

Obama’s Latest Bailout For Big Insurance Aims To Cover His Lies

To say that Congress should have to write bailout checks to insurers as a result of President Obama’s lawbreaking quite literally adds injury to insult.

How Bailing Out Health Insurers Creates Single-Payer Health Care

Whether government runs all of health care is less material than whether government pays for all of health care. The latter will lead to the former.

Has Mitch McConnell Gone Wobbly On Obamacare?

Here are three reasons Republicans should not help Democrats ‘fix’ their abomination of a law, but instead replace it with a sensible one that depends on human initiative.

Stop Bailing Out Obamacare

The Obama administration is spending taxpayer dollars Congress never approved on cost-sharing subsidies to insurance companies.

Will Insurers Be the Next Obamacare Drop Outs?

Insurers still have a few to determine if they should back out of the federal exchange and escape from Obamacare’s web.