James C. Capretta
An ACA Provision You’ve Never Heard Of Could End Up Being Very Costly
Obamacare’s financing depends on cuts in Medicare that will hinder access to care for beneficiaries.
What the Republican Debates Should Be About
The moderators of the next GOP presidential debate should steer the conversation toward their substantive disagreements, not trivialities or personal attacks and accusations.
Exploring Superior Approaches to the Affordable Care Act
It is possible to provide secure insurance for the sick without the high expense and coercion of Obamacare.
Rubio, Cruz, and Lee Are Wrong to Oppose the House Reconciliation Bill
Reconciliation is a powerful tool, but it can’t be used to repeal Obamacare without also replacing it.
The ACA’s ‘Indexing’ Charade
Congress will inevitably backpedal on key provisions in Obamacare, at which point the law will become a massive drain on the treasury.
Indexing in the Affordable Care Act: The Impact on the Federal Budget
As more taxpayers and beneficiaries come to understand the full implications of “indexing” provisions in the Affordable Care Act, pressure will build to make significant adjustments to them. The result could be much higher spending and lower revenue than originally forecast by the Congressional Budget Office.
Jeb Bush Offers a Smart, Conservative Obamacare Alternative
Jeb Bush has offered a health care plan that the electorate will find preferable to the government-centric focus of Obamacare.
On Taxes, Trump is No Reagan
President Reagan would never have proposed something so transparently infeasible as the tax plan of Donald Trump.
The Hillarycare Sequel to Obamacare
Hillary Clinton paved the way for Obamacare with the plan she pushed as first lady in 1993 and 1994. If elected, she will “build upon” Obamacare with more government control.
The Coming Process of Candidate Elimination
Polls right now aren’t screening out the candidates who would have no chance of ever winning the 2016 presidential election. But that time will come.