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.

To Reform Health Insurance, Let Employees Rather Than Bureaucrats Be In Charge

Trump’s Health Reimbursement Arrangements regime seems preferable to the well-intentioned, yet overly bureaucratic regime outlined in a recent AEI paper.

Washington State’s Experience With Biden’s Health Care Agenda Is A Mess

The experience of the Pacific Northwest provides more confirmation that greater government control over health care doesn’t deliver its promised benefits.

What You Need To Know About Trump’s Latest Drug Pricing Moves

The two biggest proposals recently announced by Trump’s Department of Health and Human Services involve drug pricing. Here’s what it all means.

Georgia Senate Candidates Have To Answer For Joe Biden’s Hypocrisy On Health Care

Republicans should welcome any chance to highlight the astounding differences between Democratic Party health care rhetoric and Joe Biden’s past actions.

If I Can Pay Off My Debt By Controlling My Spending, So Can Other People

Long before the coronavirus hit our shores, our society’s focus on instant gratification has in many respects made acts of self-sacrifice a lost art.

California Governor Breaks His Own COVID Rules To Eat Fancy French Food While Americans Go Hungry In Lockdown

If the left wants answers for its poorer-than-expected election results, they should start by examining the kind of elitist arrogance personified by Newsom.

Both Parties Have A Lot To Learn From The 2020 Election

As the country remains closely divided, the winner of the next election will likely come from the party that best heeds the lessons of Election 2020.

D.C. Mayor Tightens Lockdown, Then Ignores It Because ‘All’ Her Activities Are ‘Essential’

Through her chief of staff, Mayor Muriel Bowser claimed her trip to a political rally constituted ‘essential travel,’ which therefore exempted her and her staff from her own quarantine order.

Why Meredith Vieira Should Become The New Host of ‘Jeopardy!’

Vieira’s resume gives her the serious chops to host a scholarly quiz show while keeping ‘Jeopardy!’ far away from political food fights — the perfect combination.

With Alex Trebek, We Say Goodbye To An Era In Television

Because he made them feel at home, Americans welcomed Alex Trebek into their homes, night after night, for good-natured entertainment.

Democrats Hold People With Pre-Existing Conditions Hostage To Get Socialized Medicine, And Republicans Should Stop Playing Along

If people could own and control their own health coverage throughout their working lives, most people wouldn’t face concerns about pre-existing conditions.

‘Supermarket Sweep’ Remake Is Losing Its Coherence In Flash

While remaining true to the show’s original premise, its tone and tempo vary significantly from the ‘Supermarket Sweep’ of a generation ago.

Democrats Considering ‘Squeegee Insurance’ That Automatically Enrolls You Then Bills You On Tax Day

In many ways, Biden’s proposed default coverage represents a greater intrusion into the lives of Americans than Obamacare’s individual mandate.

Leftist Propaganda Resurfaces In Smithsonian’s Inaccurate ‘American History’ Display On Feminism

Especially given the amount of federal taxpayer dollars at work, the American people deserve accuracy and impartial non-bias from Smithsonian museums.

Reboot Of ‘The Weakest Link’ Is The Wrong Show At The Wrong Time

If Americans want to see people trying to look intelligent while arguing, cable news already provides numerous showcases of Smart People Behaving Badly.

Joe Biden Echoes Barack Obama’s Lie Of The Year: If You Like Your Employer-Provided Health Insurance, You Can Keep It

Reassuring and rosy campaign rhetoric aside, Biden’s health care plan could very well lead to the elimination of private health insurance.

Why ‘The Simpsons’ Shouldn’t Hire Voice Actors Based On Their Race

If only ‘lived experience’ qualifies an individual for a role, then no one ever has the right to portray anyone else, because no two people have ever had the exact same lived experiences.

Why Doesn’t Anyone Ask Joe Biden Why He’s Dodging Obamacare Taxes?

Reporters should dig into Biden’s tax returns for one reason: Biden claims to support Obamacare — but has consistently avoided paying Obamacare taxes.

No, Trump Shouldn’t Hand Out $200 Prescription Cards Like Obama Would

Both Obama and Trump view policy through the prism of using other people’s money to win votes — something that is antithetical to conservative principles.

Why Joe Biden Will Resurrect The Obamacare Individual Mandate If He’s Elected

Biden needs to answer what he intends to do about Obamacare’s individual mandate — or millions of Americans could wind up paying a tax before they know it.