Commentary

Anyone committed to repealing and replacing ObamaCare will not mourn the death of the Senate's "skinny repeal" bill this past Friday morning. It retreated from nearly every health policy goal — from rolling back premium-inflating insurance regulations to modernizing Medicaid — that conservatives have championed since...

The Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act is effectively dead following the 57–43 no vote on July 25. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell also did not have the votes to pass the Obamacare-repeal bill that Congress passed in 2015 but President Obama vetoed; it was rejected the...

The nation is watching to see whether the U.S. Senate repeals the Affordable Care Act (ACA), revises it, or even continues working in earnest to repeal Obamacare. No matter the outcome, free-market health care reformers will be disappointed. None of the legislation under consideration offers a...

Disincentives plague the U.S. health care system, driving costs higher and the quality of care lower. Improving health outcomes requires reforms that remove these disincentives. With respect to health insurers, this means returning payers to their proper role of providing effective risk management services to...

PRI's Senior Director of the Center for Education and Koret Senior Fellow in Education Lance Izumi contributed an article to the Heritage Foundation's 2017 Index of Culture and Opportunity. Over the past several years, the U.S. high school graduation rate has climbed significantly. That increase, however,...

The Senate’s effort to pass the Better Care Reconciliation Act — or even some form of the 2015 repeal-only Obamacare Repeal Reconciliation Act — appears to have collapsed. But the fight to repeal and replace Obamacare is not over. As President Trump told Senate Republicans...