Greg Scandlen
Greg Scandlen
Greg Scandlen
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
Mutual Aid Societies: It’s Amazing What People Can Do Together

History shows how local, mutual aid fed hungry children, covered medical emergencies, and empowered working-class men—no formal government necessary.

Three Conservative Ideas Buried Within Obamacare

Here are three conservative ideas that liberal Democrats have fiercely resisted in the past, but are now baked into Obamacare. Will Republicans spurn them?

The Commonwealth Fund: American Health Care Is Awful

The Commonwealth Fund has come out with the latest iteration of its ongoing campaign to inform our political leaders that American health care sucks.

Don’t Worry, Obamacare Premiums Are No Big Deal

Are Obamacare premiums going to go up? Don’t worry, it’s no big deal.

Why The New RAND Study Tells Us Little About The Uninsured

Timed perfectly to advance the new Obamacare victory dance, the RAND Corporation claims 9.3 million Americans are newly insured.

Can Anyone Tell How Obamacare Is Doing?

Does Obamacare really deserve credit for making people buy insurance when it caused them to lose it?

Mandates Never Work: The Case of Auto Insurance

Yes, 14 percent of all drivers are uninsured. This really should not be surprising.

Ezra Klein’s Misleading Explainer On The Individual Mandate

Klein’s new video on Obamacare’s individual mandate woefully understates the true cost of health insurance.

In Defense Of The Uninsured

In most markets when people don’t want your product, you search for ways to improve. Not in healthcare.

The Buck Stops – Where?

Insurance companies aren’t completely innocent, but Obama is responsible for the turmoil in the health insurance market.

What The Washington Post’s Factchecker Gets Wrong About Obamacare

If you set yourself up as the arbiter of all that is factual in the nation, you’d better keep your own facts straight.

Will Insurers Ever Say Enough’s Enough To Obamacare?

It’s well past time for the industry to grow some spine and start thinking about the best interests of customers and shareholders.

Yes, There Will Be A Doctor Shortage

The likelihood of replacing many physicians with nurse practitioners to match demand for care is exceedingly small.

Health Care in America: The Commonwealth Fund’s Deceptive Research

The Commonwealth Fund continues a long tradition of cherry picking information to disparage the country’s health care system.

Welcome to Third-World Health Care

When doctors have to beg the government to do their job, you know we’re in trouble. Yet, their futures are in the hands of a handful of bureaucrats and politicians.

The Biggest Failure of Obamacare: Increasing the Number of Uninsured

Taken together, the numbers of uninsured Americans may double after Obamacare is fully implemented. How’s that for a kick in the head?

Mandatory Health Insurance: Obamacare’s Wrong Diagnosis, Wrong Remedy

There are many things that might have been done to reform health care in the United States. We decided not to do any of them.

Most of What You Know About American Health Care is Wrong

The failure of well-intentioned central planners in guiding American health care policy didn’t begin with Obamacare – not by a long shot.