Greg Scandlen is the founder of Consumers for Health Care Choices, a non-partisan, non-profit membership organization aimed at empowering consumers in the health care system. A former NCPA staff member, Scandlen is an accomplished writer, researcher, and public speaker. He is considered one of the nation’s experts on health care financing, insurance regulation, and employee benefits. He testifies frequently before Congress, and appears on such television shows as the O’Reilly Factor, NBC Nightly News, and CNN. Scandlen has published numerous papers on topics such as health care costs, insurance reform, employee benefits, individual insurance programs, HSAs and HRAs, and every aspect of consumer-driven health care. He also has served as a fellow in health policy at the Cato Institute and as President of the Health Benefits Group, a consulting firm in Frederick, Maryland. He blogs at http://gmscan.wordpress.com/
What is unique about health care is not fee-for-service, but third-party payment. Only in health care is someone else picking up the tab for our spending.
The sad irony is that the law creating health savings accounts extended them to everyone in America, except those on Medicare.
The past decade of throwing taxpayers’ money at health information technology makes the Solyndra boondoggle look like chump change.
Over the past 50 years, health policy has failed disastrously, making conditions worse only after spending billions of taxpayer dollars without adding anything to patient care.
To survive in a hostile culture, Christians must articulate and exemplify an alternative vision of human flourishing.
If the experts got their remedies right, we would be a happy country with few problems, and they would deserve to feel superior.
Islam is not just a religion, but a political movement like Communism. So why can’t we apply political restrictions to Muslims like we did to communists?
When this law is finally declared dead, Republicans should focus on the real health-care problems that Obamacare never even tried to address.
While Christian martyrs and Muslim terrorists are both willing to die for their religious beliefs, only the latter are willing to execute others for those beliefs.
We’re supposed to believe both that women never flinch when considering abortions and that they can’t buy their own birth control. New research shows that’s absurd.
Protestant missionaries played an integral role in spreading democracy throughout the world. We could preserve our own if we learn from their ways.
President Obama, like many nowadays, think it’s fair to equate Islamist terrorism with the medieval Crusades. It’s not.
Unlike private insurance company Anthem, federal health-care exchanges won’t even notify customers if hackers get their sensitive information.
Medical care is about the same monolithic fortress it was 50 years ago, only more expensive and complicated. Innovation requires whole-system conversion.
I switched cable providers, and the new one inexplicably lacks Fox News. Although Fox isn’t perfect, I’m suffering.
Jonathan Gruber told some truths about health care that few people want to hear.
Corporate wellness programs were a waste anyway, but Obamacare has predictably made them even worse.
A flood of Supreme Court decisions between 1937 and 1944 completely reordered American society and the Constitution itself.
Ok, Ezekiel Emanuel. Let’s take matters into our own hands. But why start at the end of life?
Ezekiel Emanuel cannot stand to think that, someday, he might not be as fabulous as he is now.
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