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Michael F. Cannon is the Cato Institute’s director of health policy studies. Previously, he served as a domestic policy analyst for the U.S. Senate Republican Policy Committee, where he advised the Senate leadership on health, education, labor, welfare, and the Second Amendment. Cannon has appeared on ABC, BBC, CBS, CNN, CNBC, C-SPAN, Fox News Channel, and NPR. Cited by the Washington Post as “an influential health-care wonk at the libertarian Cato Institute,” his articles have been featured in the Wall Street Journal; the New York Times ; USA Today; the Los Angeles Times; the New York Post; the Chicago Tribune; the Chicago Sun-Times; the San Francisco Chronicle; Huffington Post; Forum for Health Economics & Policy; Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine; Harvard Health Policy Review; and the Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics. Cannon is the coeditor of Replacing Obamacare: The Cato Institute on Health Care Reform and coauthor of Healthy Competition: What’s Holding Back Health Care and How to Free It.

He holds a BA in American government from the University of Virginia, and an MA in economics and a JM in law and economics from George Mason University.

More from Michael F. Cannon

Commentary

Economists’ Arguments against Obamacare Lawsuits Backfire

Washington Times. September 24, 2014.

The Flip-Flopping Architect of the ACA

Politico Magazine. July 28, 2014.

Reining in ObamaCare—and the President

The Wall Street Journal (Online). July 25, 2014.

Articles

ObamaCare: The Plot Thickens

Harvard Health Policy Review. Vol. 14. No. 1. Spring 2013.

Taxation Without Representation: The Illegal IRS Rule to Expand Tax Credits under the PPACA

Health Matrix. Vol. 23. No. 1. 2013.

Opponents of New Federal Health Care Law Wage Constitutional War in Courts

Bloomberg BNA: Daily Tax Report. January 4, 2011.

Public Filings

Downsizing the Federal Government

Medicare Reforms

September 2010.