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.

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.

May 22, 2017

Obstacles to Organ Donations: The Dire State of Kidney Transplantation

Obstacles to Organ Donations: The Dire State of Kidney Transplantation

Featuring Ike Brannon, Visiting Fellow, Cato Institute; Jeremy Marcus, Legislative Director and Deputy Chief of Staff, Rep. Matt Cartwright; Sally Satel, M.D., Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute; Keith Melancon, M.D., Director, George Washington Transplant Institute; Kurt Schuler, Kidney Donor; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, 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.

January 26, 2017

The Economics of Health Insurance Reform

The Economics of Health Insurance Reform

Featuring Peter Van Doren, Senior Fellow and Editor of Regulation, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

October 6, 2016

What in the World Is Going on with Obamacare’s Exchanges?

What in the World Is Going on with Obamacare’s Exchanges?

Featuring Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Brian Blase, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University; Cynthia Cox, Associate Director, Program for the Study of Health Reform and Private Insurance, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

September 14, 2016

Restarting Health Reform with Health Savings Accounts

Restarting Health Reform with Health Savings Accounts

Featuring Jeff Flake (R-AZ), United States Senator; Dave Brat (R-VA-7), United States Congressman; Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute; John C. Goodman, President, Goodman Institute for Public Policy Research; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

August 22, 2016

Welfare Reform Turns 20: Looking Back, Going Forward

Featuring Ron Haskins, Co-director, Brookings Center on Children and Families, Brookings Institution; Heather Hahn, Senior Fellow, Urban Institute; Robert VerBruggen, Managing Editor, The American Conservative; Scott Winship, Walter B. Wriston Fellow, Manhattan Institute; Rebecca Vallas, Managing Director, Poverty to Prosperity Program, Center for American Progress; Michael Strain, Director of Economic Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute; William Voegeli, Senior Editor, Claremont Review of Books; Visiting Scholar, Henry Salvatori Center, Claremont McKenna College; LaDonna Pavetti, Vice President for Family Income Support Policy, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; and Michael D. Tanner, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.