Yuval Levin’s Pragmatic Conservative Approach to Healthcare Reform

Respected conservative thinker and policy expert Yuval Levin adds a healthy dose of pragmatism to what has all too often been a bitterly ideological debate over healthcare reform. This post will look at Levin’s ideology and his pragmatism. First, let’s find the several broad areas in his analyses that line up with this Fixing U.S. … Continue reading Yuval Levin’s Pragmatic Conservative Approach to Healthcare Reform

Coronavirus and Healthcare Reform

At this writing, the number of COVID-19 cases worldwide has reached 100,000 with 3,500 deaths.  These numbers will be higher by tomorrow. What does this have to do with U.S. healthcare reform? A lot. Two current background articles drive home the point that a well-functioning public health system is critical for responding to a pandemic … Continue reading Coronavirus and Healthcare Reform

Fixing U.S. Healthcare – Annual Review & Summary

Fixing U.S. Healthcare blog’s two-year anniversary is a good time to take stock of what has changed in our approach to fixing U.S. healthcare.  And a good time to review highlights of the last year. Elevator Pitch for Fixing U.S. Healthcare Let’s start with an “elevator pitch” summary: The U.S. healthcare system has outgrown itself, … Continue reading Fixing U.S. Healthcare – Annual Review & Summary

Nobel Economist: What It Will Take to Fix U.S. Healthcare

“America’s private health insurance system is far more costly with far poorer results than the public option programs in Europe.” So writes Nobel-prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz in his new book.  His solution to fix healthcare:  “people power.” His conclusion lines up with Fixing U.S. Healthcare blog. He agrees that the healthcare system needs more than the … Continue reading Nobel Economist: What It Will Take to Fix U.S. Healthcare