David Hogberg
David Hogberg
David Hogberg
David Hogberg is a senior fellow at the National Center for Public Policy Research. He is author of Medicare’s Victims: How the U.S. Government’s Largest Health Care Programs Harms Patients and Impairs Physicians.Previously, Dr. Hogberg was a Washington Correspondent for Investor's Business Daily, specializing in his coverage of health care and Medicare.Prior to IBD, he worked as a policy analyst studying health care and other issues for various think tanks, including the National Center for Public Policy Research, and for the office of Representative Jeff Fortenberry.Dr. Hogberg holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Iowa. He is currently working on a book entitled Medicare's Victims: How The U.S. Government's Largest Health Care System Harms Patients And Impairs Physicians.
Why ‘Medicare-for-All’ Is A Terrible Idea

Those with political power would get good care, while those without such power—often the sickest—would lose out.

The Obamacare Death Spiral Is Still Coming

It is much too soon for Obamacare proponents to say that the death spiral prediction is wrong. In fact, some states are signaling it’s started already.

Retooling Medicare’s Price Fixing Scheme Will Hurt Sick People

A bill the House of Representatives passed Thursday will encourage doctors—especially the best doctors—to avoid sick people. Brilliant.

14 Ways Obamacare Is Still A Disaster (That You Won’t Learn From Vox)

Conservatives won’t know Obamacare is working if they only read right-leaning sites, says Ezra Klein. Au contraire.

Veterans Face Further Scandals If Bureaucrats Run Their Healthcare

The Veterans Affairs wait-time scandal has nothing to do with geography, and everything to do with bureaucracy.

Why Obamacare’s Enrollment Triumph Will Prove Fleeting

It’s no surprise the President isn’t more circumspect when touting Obamacare enrollment numbers. But he should be.

Correcting Michael Hiltzik On Obamacare (Again)

A shill will repeat any argument in favor of his cause no matter how ridiculous. Ladies and gentlemen, Mr. Michael Hiltzik.

Celebrating Another Phony ObamaCare Milestone

The Department of Health and Human Services says enrollment in the ObamaCare exchanges had reached 6 million. Not so fast.

The “No Obamacare Horror Stories” Fairy Tale

Despite a campaign to discredit those who suffer, there are many real stories of hardship under Obamacare.

It’s Time To Demand The Obamacare Exchanges’ Missing Data

When it comes to the data that matters, what we don’t know about Obamacare’s exchanges turns out to be a big deal.

The Eight Biggest Falsehoods in Obama’s Rose Garden Speech

Don’t faint: President Obama’s Rose Garden speech in defense of his health care law had a few factual problems.

The Life of Julia Under Obamacare

As ObamaCare moves closer to implementation, many voters, including Julia, are going to learn the hard way that free government benefits come with big costs.