Robert E. Moffit, a seasoned veteran of more than three decades in Washington policymaking, is a senior fellow in The Heritage Foundation's Center for Health Policy Studies.

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February 14, 2018, 9:49 AM EST
The White House’s Office of Management and Budget just released its annual budget proposal—and on health policy, it’s sending massively mixed messages.
November 22, 2017, 12:59 PM EST
Forget good intentions. Remember bad results.
May 26, 2017, 12:14 PM EDT
Medicaid, the huge government health program for the poor and the indigent, is broken.
May 12, 2017, 8:42 AM EDT
A major insurance company has decided to entirely withdraw from all of Obamacare‘s health insurance exchanges in 2018.
November 8, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Taxpayers are being squeezed in Obamacare’s tightening vice.
November 7, 2016, 12:18 PM EST
Obamacare is a veritable fountain of unintended consequences.
November 2, 2016, 3:27 PM EDT
The Affordable Care Act has a serious “affordability” problem.
October 20, 2016, 8:27 AM EDT
Central planning is the disease.
May 23, 2016, 2:07 PM EDT
The Obama administration has proposed regulatory changes in payment for Medicare Part B drugs. They’re looking to impose a broad, multi-year change through a demonstration project.
May 12, 2016, 10:00 AM EDT
It seems that federal officials have worked overtime to undermine public trust. Benghazi, the IRS abuses, the “fast and furious” gun-running fiasco, the solar power boondoggles, and the seemingly endless implementation problems of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)—all these scandals have common themes: Arrogant and abusive bureaucracy, double dealing, lame excuses and legal hairsplitting.
March 24, 2016, 11:17 AM EDT
Hawking the Affordable Care Act (ACA) six years ago, President Barack Obama said, “Every single good idea to bend the cost curve and start actually reducing health care costs [is] in this bill.”
March 19, 2015, 2:59 PM EDT
The House Republican congressional leadership is poised to announce a major “deal” with House Democrats on repealing the troublesome “Sustainable Growth Rate” (SGR) formula for updating Medicare physician payment. Such a change is expected to cost taxpayers over $200 billion over 10 years.
October 14, 2014, 10:10 AM EDT
On November 15, open enrollment in the Obamacare exchanges begins again. Before the second act of our national healthcare drama commences, let’s review what we’ve learned in Act I.