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Articles by Joseph Antos

It's Time for Real Reform of Veterans' Health Care Thursday, July 31, 2014
The Miller-Sanders bill addresses the immediate crisis, but underlying structural defects must be corrected if we are to avoid more problems again soon.
Sebelius Gets Tough on Medicaid Enrollment Thursday, May 1, 2014
In threatening to cut payments to states that are not enrolling people into Medicaid quickly enough, the administration has found a tool to punish states that ...
Obamacare: Destined to Flop? Part IV Thursday, September 19, 2013
In the final installment of this four-part series, AEI’s Joseph Antos looks at what is likely to happen when the Affordable Care Act goes into effect. He ...
Obamacare: Destined to Flop? Part III Wednesday, September 18, 2013
In Parts I and II of this four-part series, AEI’s Joseph Antos looked closely at how the exchanges will work and whether they will make coverage affordable. In ...
Obamacare: Destined to Flop? Part II Tuesday, September 17, 2013
In Part I of this four-part series, AEI’s Joseph Antos looked at how the health care exchanges will operate. In this installment, he looks at the issue of ...
Obamacare: Destined to Flop? Part I Monday, September 16, 2013
In this four-part series, AEI’s Joseph Antos provides a comprehensive account of what is likely to happen with Obamacare now and in years to come. In this ...
Medicare Reform Faces Reality Friday, February 17, 2012
A proposal in Congress would create a competitive bidding process that has the potential to save the taxpayers substantial sums—without forcing seniors ...
The Debt Deal Will Undo ObamaCare Thursday, August 4, 2011
Here’s how the debt deal could trim the massive expansion of health spending created in last year’s healthcare law.
Long May She Waive Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Several hundred firms have been granted waivers on some of ObamaCare’s rules; but other firms undoubtedly meriting similar waivers will not get them, and their ...
Confessions of a Price Controller Saturday, October 30, 2010
The government price controls in America’s healthcare system always push prices up. Here’s why.
Still No Good News for ObamaCare Thursday, September 23, 2010
ObamaCare addresses every healthcare problem, with every solution further centralizing power and decision making in Washington. The promises do not come ...
A Mistaken Prognosis for Medicare Thursday, August 5, 2010
The Obama administration is again claiming that the new healthcare law will strengthen Medicare, this time by conveniently cutting out the uglier findings of ...
This Is How the Healthcare Overhaul Ends Tuesday, February 9, 2010
The Blair House meeting will effectively end the healthcare reform debate for this year. Here’s why.
Balancing the Budget on the Backs of Cancer Patients? Tuesday, June 12, 2007
Unless the public intervenes, a new rule will make patients sicker.
Everything You Wanted to Know About Medicare But Were Too Confused to Ask Tuesday, March 27, 2007
It’s America’s largest and most endangered health insurance program. Changes that give consumers more say—like the new Part D drug benefit—are helpful, but ...
Good Medicine for the Tax Code Thursday, January 25, 2007
The President’s health care proposal would put patients in charge of buying their health care, and eliminate today’s perverse incentive to overspend.