More on Health Insurance


The Vexing Question of ‘Preexisting Conditions’

By Michael D. Tanner. National Review (Online). May 10, 2017.

GOP Healthcare Bill Is Not Repeal — It Is ObamaCare-lite, or Worse

By Michael F. Cannon. The Hill (Online). May 4, 2017.

Obamacare’s Pre-existing Failure

By Jeffrey A. Singer. U.S. News & World Report (Online). May 2, 2017.

Cato Studies

The ACA: Some Unpleasant Welfare Arithmetic

By Casey B. Mulligan. Research Briefs in Economic Policy No. 3. June 4, 2014.

Obamacare: What We Know Now

By Michael D. Tanner. Policy Analysis No. 745. January 27, 2014.

50 Vetoes: How States Can Stop the Obama Health Care Law

By Michael F. Cannon. White Paper. March 21, 2013.


Ascertaining Costs and Benefits of Colonoscopy More Difficult Than the Procedure Itself

Michael F. Cannon. JAMA Internal Medicine. June 21, 2016.

Health Care Isn’t about Producing Plastic Cards

Jeffrey A. Singer. AZ Medicine. Fall 2015.

Health Care’s Future Is so Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades

Michael F. Cannon. Willamette Law Review. Vol. 51. No. 4. Summer 2015.

Public Filings

Zubik v. Burwell

By Ilya Shapiro, Josh Blackman, Jayme Weber, Erin Morrow Hawley, & Joshua D. Hawley. Legal Briefs. January 11, 2016.

Mayhew v. Burwell

By Ilya Shapiro and Brittany La Couture. Legal Briefs. March 25, 2015.

King v. Burwell

By Michael F. Cannon and Jonathan H. Adler. Legal Briefs. December 30, 2014.

Cato Reviews & Journals

The “Troubles” with Pharmacy Benefit Managers

Thomas A. Hemphill. Regulation. Spring 2017.

The Tax Treatment of Health Care

Cato Handbook for Policymakers. Cato Handbook for Policymakers, 8th Edition (2017).

Health Insurance Regulation

Cato Handbook for Policymakers. Cato Handbook for Policymakers, 8th Edition (2017).


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

Featuring Michael F. Cannon, James C. Robinson, and Mark V. Pauly. March 29, 2017. Policy Forum.

What Voters Hate about Obamacare: Public Polling and the Affordable Care Act’s Impact on Healthcare Quality

Featuring Emily Ekins, Michael F. Cannon, and Peter Russo. March 23, 2017. Capitol Hill Briefing.

The Economics of Health Insurance Reform

Featuring Peter Van Doren and Peter Russo. January 26, 2017. Capitol Hill Briefing.


Why Freedom Is the Key to Health Care Reform

By Michael F. Cannon. September 5, 2009.

Is Individual Insurance the Solution?

By Michael F. Cannon. May 4, 2009.

Lessons of the SCHIP Legislative Debate

By Michael F. Cannon. December 11, 2007.

Downsizing the Federal Government

2010 Healthcare Legislation

By Michael D. Tanner. September 2010.