James C. Capretta

James C. Capretta

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


Three Shaky Pillars of Obama Fiscal Policy

Published in e21 on September 15, 2014





A Closer Look at Medicare

Published in e21 on August 22, 2014



Halbig and Its Aftermath

Published in National Review Online on July 28, 2014


Medicare Isn’t Fixed

Published in National Review Online on July 17, 2014



GOP Should Stop Avoiding Payroll Tax Reform

Published in e21 on July 9, 2014







Better Healthcare for the Poor

Published in The Hill on May 20, 2014


The Reform Backlog

Published in National Review Online on May 14, 2014



The Obamacare Opportunity

Published in The Weekly Standard on May 5, 2014



When a Republican Runs Obamacare

Published in e21 on April 8, 2014




What the President’s Budget Reveals

Published in e21 on March 11, 2014


Medicare’s Private Option

Published in National Review Online on March 6, 2014


A Doc Fix That’s Not a Fix

Published in National Review Online on February 25, 2014



Obamacare and the Coming Debt Crisis

Published in e21 on February 10, 2014


Much Better than Obamacare

Published in National Review Online on January 30, 2014


The Burr-Coburn-Hatch Proposal

Published in The Weekly Standard on January 27, 2014


Unwinding Obamacare

Published in Weekly Standard on January 27, 2014


ObamaCare’s Mandate Meltdown

Published in New York Post on January 19, 2014


The Emerging Conservative Effort to Help the Poor

Published in e21 on January 13, 2014


The HHS Mandate Goes Live

Published in National Review Online on January 6, 2014





Obamacare’s Troubles Are Far From Over

Published in e21 on December 9, 2013



Keeping the Pressure on Obamacare

Published in National Review Online on November 20, 2013


It’s Already Too Late to Avoid the Train Wreck

Published in e21 on November 12, 2013








Some Progress on Premium Support

Published in National Review Online on September 20, 2013


The Play Should Be Delay

Published in The Weekly Standard on September 16, 2013



The Soft Underbelly of Obamacare

Published in The Weekly Standard on August 12, 2013



Congressional Testimony: The Obama Administration’s Delay of the Employer Mandate

Published in House Ways and Means Committee on July 10, 2013


The Fiasco That Is Obamacare

Published in The Weekly Standard on July 8, 2013





Yes, Premiums Will Go Up

Published in National Review Online on June 19, 2013








The Role of Medicare Fee-for-Service in Inefficient Health Care Delivery

Published in American Enterprise Institute and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on April 16, 2013


Medicaid Overhaul Must Focus on Long-Term Care

Published in Roll Call on April 12, 2013


It’s Time to Delay Obamacare

Published in AEI Ideas on April 4, 2013


A Budget to Reject

Published in National Review Online on April 12, 2013


The President’s Budget Is No Move Toward the Center

Published in Debate Club, U.S. News and World Report on April 11, 2013


Federal Grant Funding is Key to Medicaid Reform in Texas

Published in The Houston Chronicle on April 6, 2013


More on Medicaid Reform in Texas

Published in Diagnosis on March 21, 2013


End Medicaid’s Crony Federalism

Published in National Review Online on March 23, 2013


Recasting Conservative Economics

Published in National Affairs on March 27, 2013


Saving Seniors and Our Most Vulnerable Citizens from an Entitlement Crisis

Published in Energy and Commerce Committee on March 18, 2013


To Save Medicare, Change the Model

Published in USA Today on March 11, 2013