Pacific Research Institute

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Name: Pacific Research Institute
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Employer-sponsored insurance or Medicaid? An ideological debate.

The recent disagreement between Uwe Reinhardt and Sally Pipes in Forbes is a teachable moment. There’s a dearth of confrontational debates in health policy, and education is worse off for it. Crux of the issue is the more efficient system: employer-sponsored ... [Published BioPortfolio - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Price Transparency Lowers Healthcare Costs – OpEd

ByA  study recently published in  Health Affairs  describes how price transparency drove down the cost of MRIs by almost twenty percent from 2010 to 2012. Compared to patients who did not have the advantage of transparent pricing, patients who knew what ... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

I Killed Some Brain Cells Today: Episode 2

Last time , we turned to the Phoenix Institute for some mind-numbing, soul-killing “research”. Today we look to the Pacific Research Institute for some dumbfounding “analysis” . This particular piece of research was brought to my attention by ... [Published Econbrowser - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

There Is A Market For Human Organs, Whether You Like It Or Not – OpEd

ByThe buying and selling of human organs was in the news this weekend, via an investigative report in the  New York Times . People tend to be moved when they learn about someone donating an organ to someone else who needs it, but they also tend to be ... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Walmart Shakes Up Primary Care, And The Whole System – OpEd

ByWalmart has a new take on retail clinics . These newly launched clinics will charge patients $40 for a visit—but only $4 for Walmart associates. Anybody, with or without insurance, can go into one of these clinics and be seen by a qualified health professional, ... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

How Obamacare will kill job-based plans

Americans aren't all that optimistic about ObamaCare, according to a recent Kaiser Family Foundation poll: Fifty-seven percent say the law isn't working as planned.That number will shoot even higher if employer health insurance vanishes, as an S&P Capital ... [Published Waller County News Citizen - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

What Is To Be Done With Health-Insurance Exchanges, Post-Obamacare? – OpEd

ByAny time a Republican politician suggests that there is anything positive in Obamacare, the media are eager to declare that this means the Republican establishment is backing away from repealing the Affordable Care Act and wants to “fix” it instead ... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

Braley Blowing It In Iowa

Democrat Bruce Braley started out with a solid lead, 6 - 12 depending upon the poll. At the beginning of the year the conventional wisdom was that he was a stellar candidate in all but a can't lose position.  That's all changed and for now his latest ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

FLASHBACK: Braley Badgers Witness Over Advanced Degrees

Rep. Bruce Braley (D., Iowa) has a long history of making elitist comments in Congress. Republicans have blasted the trial lawyer-turned-Senate candidate for committing what they call a series of out of touch gaffes on the campaign trail this year. ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Dire predictions of endless waits for a doctor have proven unfounded

Among the many predictions of Obamacare-related catastrophe was that the law, by enabling millions to join the ranks of the insured, would force us all to wait longer to see a doctor and very possibly lead to a code blue for U.S. health care.“Doctor shortage, ... [Published Center For Public Integrity - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Obamacare Threatens Free Clinics – OpEd

ByObamacare’s most significant effect is an expansion in the number of people dependent on Medicaid , the joint state-federal welfare program for low-income people. Kaiser Health News points out that this expansion is threatening the existence of free ... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Is employer coverage cheaper than government coverage?

Sally Pipes, the president of the Pacific Research Institute, argued last week in a much-read article on Forbes.com that employer sponsored coverage costs about 60 percent less than employer-sponsored coverage. Pipes sparked a firestorm of debate.Now ... [Published LifeHealthPro - Aug 05 2014]

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...Hence, the massive injection of taxpayer subsidies. Even FitchFitch ratings warns "toll roads with meaningful untolled competition, especially those designed to relieve congestions, could be vulnerable because their value would diminish with lower traffic growth” in its report last year . The private guys won’t risk their own capital for such loser projects, but the government is only too willing to risk our money."
Former Obama health adviser Ezekiel Emanuel predicts that within the next three years, "a few big, blue-chip companies will announce their intention to stop providing health insurance. . . Then the floodgates will open."
That's all changed and for now his latest attempt at a "reboot" doesn't seem to be working. Per Rasmussen's latest , "Will she or won’t she? The race to replace Iowa Democratic Senator Tom Harkin couldn’t be any closer."
..."Keeping these dirty fuels in the ground," the report asserts, "puts our country on a path where our economy is powered by energy that is clean, safe, secure and sustainable."

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Employer-sponsored insurance or Medicaid? An id... [Published BioPortfolio - 15 hours ago]
Employer-sponsored insurance or Medicaid? An id... [Published KevinMD.com - 16 hours ago]
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s Lawsuit again... [Published Education News - Aug 28 2014]
Reason Foundation comes unhinged at populist re... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 28 2014]
Parental Choice, Not Common Core, Is Key To Aca... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 27 2014]
Price Transparency Lowers Healthcare Costs – OpEd [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 27 2014]
I Killed Some Brain Cells Today: Episode 2 [Published Econbrowser - Aug 26 2014]
Obamacare's Death of a Thousand Rate Hikes [Published Forbes.com - Aug 25 2014]
There Is A Market For Human Organs, Whether You... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 23 2014]
Prize-Winning Mathematician Says Common Core Ma... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 20 2014]
Walmart Shakes Up Primary Care, And The Whole S... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 19 2014]
How Obamacare will kill job-based plans [Published Waller County News Citizen - Aug 16 2014]
Heritage Insider-Online Newsletter a must read. [Published And So I Go: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow - Aug 15 2014]
FDA FOCUS: FDA Regulations and Drug Shortages i... [Published Pharma Letter - Aug 15 2014]
In Federal Drug Program, Hospitals and Pharmaci... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 15 2014]
What Is To Be Done With Health-Insurance Exchan... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 15 2014]
No, Really -- Employer Health Insurance Is Bett... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 14 2014]
Braley Blowing It In Iowa [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 13 2014]
Bruce Braley's Elitist War on Women [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 12 2014]
FLASHBACK: Braley Badgers Witness Over Advanced... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 12 2014]
OP ED Why isn't the Senate taking up innovation... [Published CNBC - Aug 11 2014]
A Silver Lining in the Legal Threats to Obamacare? [Published Forbes.com - Aug 11 2014]
Dire predictions of endless waits for a doctor ... [Published Center For Public Integrity - Aug 11 2014]
Obamacare Threatens Free Clinics – OpEd [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 09 2014]
PIPES: How ObamaCare will kill job-based plans [Published Friendswood Journal - Aug 08 2014]
Will medical devices and all-laser manufacturin... [Published ECN - Aug 05 2014]
Is employer coverage cheaper than government co... [Published LifeHealthPro - Aug 05 2014]
“Creepy Uncle Sam” Obamacare Care-nival – OpEd [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 05 2014]
In the Spotlight: Peoria County schools: Not as... [Published PJStar.com - Aug 02 2014]
He's explaining, and he's losing [Published American Enterprise Institute - Jul 31 2014]
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Employer-sponsored insurance or Medicaid? An id... [Published KevinMD.com - 16 hours ago]
The recent disagreement between Uwe Reinhardt and Sally Pipes in Forbes is a teachable moment. There’s a dearth of confrontational debates in health policy, and education is worse off for it. Crux of the issue is the more efficient system: employer-sponsored ...
I Killed Some Brain Cells Today: Episode 2 [Published Econbrowser - Aug 26 2014]
Last time , we turned to the Phoenix Institute for some mind-numbing, soul-killing “research”. Today we look to the Pacific Research Institute for some dumbfounding “analysis” . This particular piece of research was brought to my attention by ...
Heritage Insider-Online Newsletter a must read. [Published And So I Go: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow - Aug 15 2014]
Dear Readers,  I am sure you will find many of the articles in this month’s  Heritage Insider-Onlineof interest so for those who do not subscribe I am putting them on my blog for you use.I have gotten emails from many asking why I am no longer blogging.  ...
Braley Blowing It In Iowa [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 13 2014]
Democrat Bruce Braley started out with a solid lead, 6 - 12 depending upon the poll. At the beginning of the year the conventional wisdom was that he was a stellar candidate in all but a can't lose position.  That's all changed and for now his latest ...
Bruce Braley's Elitist War on Women [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 12 2014]
We already know that Iowa Democrat Bruce Braley doesn't think much of farmers, given that he called Sen. Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa) a “farmer from Iowa who never went to law school” at a January fundraiser.  Now, given new video of Braley deriding ...
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