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.
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.

Sponsors Make Play To Get Guaranteed Spots In The Indy 500

On the eve of this year’s Indianapolis 500, a movement remains afoot to eliminate one of the things that makes the world’s largest single-day sporting event great.

Pro-Choice Democrats Want To Force Doctors To Perform Abortions

The left wants to prohibit choice in medicine, by forcing doctors and health-care providers with religious objections to perform abortions. Who’s really anti-choice?

Why Do Louisiana Republicans Want To Replace Obamacare With Obamacare?

If a federal court strikes down the health-care law, the bill would re-codify virtually all of Obamacare’s major insurance regulations on the state level in Louisiana.

DC Councilman Wants To Let People Write Parking Tickets For Their Neighbors

Apart from representing Big Government overkill, this project sounds like a recipe for turning ordinary residential disagreements into official government disputes.

Kamala Harris: Take Away Americans’ Health Insurance, Make Them Pay For Illegal Immigrants’ Health Care

In an interview with CNN, Harris admitted that she wants to provide taxpayer-funded health care, along with education and other benefits, to individuals unlawfully present in this country.

Say Happy Birthday To America’s First Transcontinental Railroad

One hundred fifty years ago today, on May 10, 1869, events in a remote section of Utah helped quite literally bring the country together.

The CBO Report On Single Payer Isn’t The One We Deserve To See

If single-payer advocates think their bill would save Americans so much money, wouldn’t they want the Congressional Budget Office fully analyze how much money people would save?

Yes, Members Of Congress Should Let Staff Question Witnesses Like William Barr

House Republicans and Democrats are arguing about whether committee staff could question Attorney General William Barr this week. This should be a nonpartisan issue.