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Tracking Healthcare Cost Growth Through a New Measure of Productivity

This brief provides a new explanation for why healthcare cost growth is showing restraint. Specifically, we find evidence that the healthcare sector is finally managing…

How Rising Health Costs Slow Wage Growth

Most Americans are painfully aware that their health care premiums are rising faster than other necessities of life. Many also know that their earnings are…

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The American Prospect: Investments and Entitlements

Entitlement programs have tended to squeeze out public investment. What is there to be done about that? Having rolled the rock of entitlement reform up…

MSNBC: What’s Bill Clinton up to on Obamacare?

MSNBC’s Zachary Roth recently quoted Will Marshall, PPI President, on Clinton’s recent push to modify the Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA) in Congress.  Marshall was asked…

Prescription for Decline

PPI President Will Marshall writes for Foreign Policy on the impact healthcare costs are having on the US economy and the “American decline.” Lost in…

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Why Curing Cancer Will Boost Productivity

An article in Forbes trumpets a new approach to actually curing cancer using the immune system.  The article itself, entitled “Is This How We’ll Cure Cancer?” is…

FDA Finds the Right Note in Mobile Medical Apps

I’ve been critical of the FDA in the past. But now that the FDA has released its long-awaited guidance for “Mobile Medical Applications,”  I’m pleasantly…

A Test of Republican Loyalties

How much do congressional Republicans hate Obamacare? How determined are they to see it fail? We may soon find out. For the first time, a…

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