The Big Problem With High Health Care Deductibles

When Bernie Sanders released his long-awaited health care plan last month, it was light on the details. But it did include one major, crowd-pleasing promise: Under his Medicare-for-all proposal, no American would ever have to pay a deductible or co-payment to receive health care again. Deductibles and other forms of cost-sharing have been creeping up […]

Harvard Experts Are Not Too Happy With Their Health Care Remedies

For years, Harvard’s experts on health economics and policy have advised presidents and Congress on how to provide health benefits to the nation at a reasonable cost. But those remedies will now be applied to the Harvard faculty, and the professors are in an uproar. Members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the heart […]

The Culprit Behind Insurance Cancellations

A study by Harvard Professor Benjamin Sommers supports the Obama Administration’s claims that last year’s health insurance cancellations were part of the normal churn of the individual health market. The study states “found that the market was characterized by high turnover before the Affordable Care Act was implemented.  Additionally, most people who left the nongroup […]