James C. Capretta

James C. Capretta

Jim Capretta is a former senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.













Don’t Forget About the IPAB

Published in RealClearHealth on March 8, 2016







An Agenda to Court Trump Supporters

Published in RealClearPolicy on February 23, 2016



The ACA and Its Employment Effects

Published in Health Affairs Blog on February 3, 2016


Debate Debrief

Published in AEIdeas on January 29, 2016


President Obama’s Legacy of Red Ink

Published in RealClearPolicy on January 25, 2016




The Fallout From the Budget Deals

Published in RealClearPolicy on January 11, 2016











The ACA’s ‘Indexing’ Charade

Published in RealClearPolicy on October 28, 2015




On Taxes, Trump is No Reagan

Published in National Review Online on October 6, 2015


The Hillarycare Sequel to Obamacare

Published in National Review Online on September 30, 2015



Don’t Kill the Cadillac Tax (Yet)

Published in National Review Online on September 21, 2015


Health Care Reform From the Bottom Up

Published in RealClearPolicy on September 3, 2015






Medicare at 50

Published in National Review Online on July 28, 2015


The Debt Is Still a Major Threat

Published in Real Clear Policy on June 30, 2015









Unpacking The Burr-Hatch-Upton Plan

Published in Health Affairs on March 24, 2015


An Unappealing ‘Doc Fix’

Published in National Review Online on March 25, 2015




Why Not Cut the Payroll Tax?

Published in National Review Online on February 13, 2015




The Reform Tightrope

Published in National Review Online on January 16, 2015


Debating Economics

Published in National Review Online on January 6, 2015



How to Replace Obamacare

Published in National Review Online on December 1, 2014


Lessons from the 1995 Strategy

Published in The Weekly Standard on November 25, 2014





4 Rules for Replacing Obamacare

Published in POLITICO on October 16, 2014


The Obama Rosy Scenario

Published in National Review Online on October 16, 2014




Getting There

Published in The Weekly Standard on September 18, 2014