July 12, 2018

To Err Is Human

Featuring Carolyn M. Clancy, MD, Executive in Charge, Veterans Health Administration; David A. Hyman, Professor of Law, Georgetown University; Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; Coauthor, Overcharged; and Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

June 8, 2018

Overcharged: Why Americans Pay Too Much for Health Care

Overcharged: Why Americans Pay Too Much for Health Care: Panel 1

Featuring the authors Charles Silver, Roy W. and Eugenia C. McDonald Endowed Chair in Civil Procedure University of Texas School of Law; Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; and David A. Hyman, Professor of Law, Georgetown University; Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; with comments by Eric D. Hargan, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Andy Slavitt, Chairman, United States of Care; Former Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; and John E. McDonough, Professor of Public Health Practice, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Gail Wilensky, Project HOPE, former administrator, Health Care Financing Administration; moderated by Elisabeth Rosenthal, Editor-in-Chief, Kaiser Health News; Author, An American Sickness; Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Megan McArdle, Columnist, Washington Post.

February 7, 2018

Overturning the FDA’s Gag Rule

Overturning the FDA’s Gag Rule

Featuring Howard Root, Former CEO, Vascular Solutions, Inc. and author, Cardiac Arrest; Christina Sandefur, Executive Vice President, Goldwater Institute; and Jessica Flanigan, Assistant Professor, University of Richmond; moderated by Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

November 15, 2017

Liberating Telemedicine

Liberating Telemedicine

Featuring Brian Schatz (D-HI), United States Senator; Shirley Svorny, Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; and Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

September 6, 2017

The Long-Term Effect of Health Insurance on Near-Elderly Health and Mortality

The Long-Term Effect of Health Insurance on Near-Elderly Health and Mortality

Featuring Bernard S. Black, Nicholas J. Chabraja Professor, Northwestern University, Pritzker School of Law; Benjamin Sommers, Associate Professor of Health Policy and Economics, Harvard H.T. Chan School of Public Health; moderated by Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

March 31, 2017

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2017

Featuring P.J. O’Rourke, Author, How the Hell Did This Happen? The Election of 2016, H.L. Mencken Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Gary Taubes, Author, The Case Against Sugar; Sallie James, Director of Development, Cato Institute; Michael Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

March 29, 2017

Can Health Insurance Innovations Reduce Prices and Drive Cost-Effective Care?

Can Health Insurance Innovations Reduce Prices and Drive Cost-Effective Care?

Featuring James C. Robinson, Leonard D. Schaeffer Endowed Chair in Health Economics and Policy; Director, Berkeley Center for Health Technology, University of California–Berkeley; Mark V. Pauly, Bendheim Professor of Health Care Management, Business Economics, and Public Policy, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania; moderated by Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

February 1, 2017

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2017

Featuring Peter Goettler, President and CEO, Cato Institute; Jonathan Turley, J. B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law, George Washington University Law School; Michael Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Jonah Goldberg, Senior Editor, National Review, Author, The Tyranny of Clichés: How Liberals Cheat in the War of Ideas.

January 12, 2017

A New Agenda for the 115th Congress

A New Agenda for the 115th Congress

Featuring Vanessa Brown Calder, Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Jim Harper, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Christopher A. Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

November 2, 2016

Debate: Should Libertarians Vote?

Debate: Should Libertarians Vote?

Featuring Jim Harper, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Michael Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Aaron Ross Powell, Research Fellow and Editor, Libertarianism.org, Cato Institute; Trevor Burrus, Research Fellow, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Jason Kuznicki, Research Fellow and Editor, Cato Unbound, Cato Institute.