Christopher Jacobs
Christopher Jacobs
Christopher Jacobs
Chris Jacobs is founder and CEO of Juniper Research Group, and author of the book, "The Case Against Single Payer." He is on Twitter: @chrisjacobsHC. Previously he was a senior health policy analyst for the Texas Public Policy Foundation, 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.
Warren Advisor Admits Her Health Plan Raises Taxes On The Middle Class

Unfortunately for Elizabeth Warren, her health advisor ‘authenticated’ Joe Biden’s attack that her required employer contribution will hit workers, and thus middle-class families.

14 Big Fat Gimmicks Trying To Hide The Gargantuan Price Of Elizabeth Warren’s Health Plan

Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s plan itself says if taxing ‘the rich’ and corporations shrinks the economy then she will have a multi-trillion-dollar hole in her estimates.

Nonpartisan Report: Medicare For All Would More Than Double Your Taxes And Bankrupt The Nation

To say single payer would cause widespread economic disruption would be a gross understatement. Medicare for All is a disaster.

Why Pete Buttigieg’s ‘Medicare For All Who Want It’ Is A Sham

While Buttigieg may moderate his tone to get elected, don’t think for a second he would moderate his policies or do anything other than sabotage private health coverage once in office.

Walt Disney Opposed Communism. Today, Disney’s CEO Appeases Communists

By attempting to appease China’s Communist dictatorship, Bob Iger directly contradicted the history of the company’s founder. Walt Disney loudly and vocally opposed Communism.

Brexit Bill Stalemate Makes New Election Likely

Anglophiles and Brexiteers take note: You could have something other than football to watch with your meal this Thanksgiving.

As If Medicare For All Weren’t Crazy Enough, Now This Lefty Wants Medicare For Pets

Apart from the fact that the ‘Peticare’ proposal wouldn’t work, the fact that some people might take it seriously speaks to the desire for government to solve all their problems.

Will Boris Johnson’s New Deal Break The Brexit Stalemate?

The issue of consent in Northern Ireland could keep Boris Johnson from obtaining the consent of Parliament for his new agreement.

In Fourth Dem Debate, Warren Maintains Her Health Care Evasion

If she wants to deride Pete Buttigieg’s proposal as ‘Medicare for all who can afford it,’ why won’t Elizabeth Warren explain exactly how the country can afford the cost of her proposal?

3 Ways The Right Could Troll Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Primary

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez drew a Democratic primary challenger in her re-election campaign. Here’s how the right could have a little fun with her race.

Hospital Kept Patients On Life Support For Months To Meet Government Targets

Doctors knew they were violating their ethical duty to Darryl Young, but they felt Young and his family needed to incur more pain so the hospital could meet government targets.

What’s Really Inside Trump’s New Rule Requiring Immigrants To Pay Their Own Health Care

Contrary to claims that the proclamation constitutes a ‘racist attack on a community who deserves health care,’ the order says not a word about a specific race, or national or ethnic group.

How Trump’s Health Care Order Contrasts With Democrats’ ‘Medicare For None’

The actions the administration announced on Thursday represent the latest in a series of steps designed to offer an alternative to the command-and-control vision promoted by the left.

Survey: Family Health Insurance Now Averages More Than $20,000 A Year

The average family has spent tens of thousands of dollars in higher health insurance premiums because Obamacare has not met Obama’s pledges.

How The Impeachment Frenzy Could Block Bad Health Care Policies

If the controversy over impeachment leads to a legislative stalemate over health care, it will at least prevent Congress from making our current flawed system any worse.

Since Obamacare, Waiting Lists For Care For Disabled People Have Grown 40 Percent

Each of the Democrat candidates’ proposals would expand Washington’s role, and sabotage private insurance to move more and more Americans on to government-run health care.

Will Single-Payer Health Care Help Ruin The Planet?

The left’s general position on population growth’s effect on the climate makes one wonder why Bernie Sanders and his single-payer supporters want to facilitate additional births.

Elizabeth Warren Has a Plan—For Avoiding Your Health Care Questions

Telling people they will lose their coverage, and figuring out how to pay for this $30 trillion-plus system? Elizabeth Warren doesn’t want to bother answering questions about those minor details.

Why Single Payer Advocates Demonize Opponents Of Government-Run Health Care

Calling anyone opposed to single payer a ‘corporate shill’ patronizes and insults the American people—the same people whose support they need.

Third Dem Debate Leaves Major Health-Care Questions Unanswered

Even the ‘moderate’ proposals would sabotage private coverage, driving everyone into a government-run system. That’s probably why Democrats don’t really answer questions about their health proposals.