Christopher Jacobs
Christopher Jacobs
Christopher Jacobs
Chris Jacobs is founder and CEO of Juniper Research Group, and author of the forthcoming 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.
3 Reasons Joe Biden’s Health Care Plan Is Merely Socialism Lite

While both Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden want to draw contrasts on health care, their plans contain far more similarities than differences.

3 Reasons You Won’t Keep Your Doctor Under Single Payer

Single-payer supporters argue under the fanciful premise that doctors and hospitals will perform more procedures for less money.

If Your ‘Dream College’ Will Leave You In Major Debt, Go Somewhere Else

Two decades ago, I turned down the opportunity for an Ivy League education—not because I couldn’t get accepted, but because I couldn’t afford the acceptance. It worked out well.

The Coercion-Free Way To Integrate Schools Involves Choice, Not Busing

Empowering parents to select children’s schools would help with desegregation while improving the quality of American education in the process.

Democrat Candidates Agree: Taxpayers Will Cover Health Care For All Who Break Into The United States

Even as all Democrats supported giving coverage to illegally present foreigners, the candidates seemed less united on how to take health insurance away from U.S. citizens.

Democrats Debate How Many Americans To Take Health Insurance From

Democratic candidates’ plans for a so-called ‘public option’ could result in two-thirds of Americans with employer-sponsored coverage losing their insurance.

This Chart Explains How Democrats Will Kill Your Current Health Coverage

Many moderate and establishment Democrats view a government-run plan as a more appealing method to reach their single-payer goal.

Darrell Waltrip’s Retirement Highlights Stock Car Racing’s Existential Questions

One can certainly make an argument for an end to Waltrip’s brand of down-home humor, as part of another attempt to broaden NASCAR’s audience. But how—and to what end?

California Embodies Everything Wrong With Obamacare

People who obey the law will pay the health coverage for people who by definition have broken the law by coming to, or remaining in, the United States unlawfully. Nice job, California.

Trump Administration Gets Smart On Pre-Existing Conditions

Workers get portable insurance, and the chance to select their own plan, while businesses can avoid the paperwork and bureaucracy that comes with running a health plan for their employees.

Last Night, The Toronto Raptors Won The Dramatic NBA Finals

This year’s Finals provided basketball drama of the highest order—and a thrilling championship that Toronto can celebrate.

5 Reasons Jon Stewart’s Rant About Congress Was Completely Ignorant

Noting that lawmakers tweeted about never forgetting the heroes of 9/11, Jon Stewart accused them of ‘callous indifference and rank hypocrisy’ for not listening to him rant.

Will Democrats Shut Down The Government To Force Taxpayer Funding Of Abortions?

With the Hyde Amendment, the real test for Joe Biden, Kirsten Gillibrand, and their fellow Democrats will come in how hard they will push for its repeal.

Meet The Radical Technocrat Helping Democrats Push Single-Payer

Donald Berwick is one of the dangerous men Democrats are using to try to make single-payer health care a reality in the United States.

Uproar Over U.S. Companies Contracting With NHS Should Instead Focus On Care Rationing

One of the worst things that could happen to health care in the United States would be for it to head down the road of NHS-style, bureaucratic rationing.

This Dem Presidential Candidate Just Loves Obamacare — But Won’t Sign Up For It

If Obamacare is such a wonderful and glorious healthcare solution, why do Democrats like Michael Bennet continue to avoid it like the plague?

How ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?’ Changed Game Shows Forever

In its spectacular original run on network television, ‘Millionaire’ reinvented the game show genre, sparking big-money imitators and bringing the format back to prime-time.

What Could Racing Pioneer Janet Guthrie Have Done With A Better Car?

A new documentary, appropriately entitled ‘Qualified,’ chronicles the career of Janet Guthrie as she became the first female to compete in both the Indianapolis 500 and Daytona 500.

Brexit Brought Down Theresa May, And Threatens Her Successor

Like her last three Conservative predecessors as prime minister, divisions over Europe became Theresa May’s undoing.

A Visit To Arlington National Cemetery On Memorial Day

Amidst the barbecues, the family gatherings, and the time off from work, we must remember the true reason for the end-of-May holiday.