A “Direct” Way to Lower Health Costs

BY DICK RESCH Has America tamed the health-cost monster? The data seem to indicate as much. Health spending has grown by about 4 percent annually over the past four years — the lowest rate in half a century. But our apparent victory may be short-lived. Researchers at the Kaiser Family Foundation estimate that the recession […]

Free-Marketeer Lists 10 Worst Parts of Affordable Care Act

BY GRACIE-MARIE TURNER Here’s a quick checklist of what free marketeers are calling the 10 worst things in the Affordable Care Act along with the individual and Medicaid mandates: 1. Employer mandate: Most companies will have to provide and pay for expensive government-determined health insurance for their employees or face federal fines. 2. Conscience mandate: […]