Despite their popularity with seniors, the disabled, the needy, and those who might otherwise have to care for them, Medicare and Medicaid have done enormous damage to the U.S. health care sector and to individual liberty.

More on Medicare and Medicaid

Commentary

There’s Nothing Cruel About Trump’s ‘Medicare Cuts’

By Michael D. Tanner. New York Post (Online). March 13, 2019.

Let’s Fund the Border Wall and Save Up to 5,000 Lives a Year, Too

By Steve H. Hanke. Forbes.com. December 28, 2018.

Elizabeth Warren, European Corporatist

By Ryan Bourne. The Weekly Standard. August 20, 2018.

Cato Studies

Immigrant Wages Converge with Those of Native-Born Americans

By Andrew Forrester and Alex Nowrasteh. Immigration Research and Policy Brief No. 9. October 4, 2018.

Do Doctors Practice Defensive Medicine? Revisited

By Myungho Paik, Bernard Black, and David A. Hyman. Research Briefs in Economic Policy No. 12. October 15, 2014.

Obamacare: What We Know Now

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

Articles

Should Kansas Expand Medicaid Under the Affordable Care Act?

Jagadeesh Gokhale. Kansas Policy Institute. February 2013.

The Effect of Federal Health Care ‘Reform’ on Kansas General Fund Medicaid Expenditures

Jagadeesh Gokhale and Angela C. Erickson. Kansas Policy Institute. June 2011.

Projecting Oklahoma’s Medicaid Expenditure Growth under the PPACA

Jagadeesh Gokhale and Angela C. Erickson. Oklahoma Council on Public Affairs. May 18, 2011.

Public Filings

Bierman v. Dayton

By Ilya Shapiro, Trevor Burrus, and Michael Finch. Legal Briefs. January 16, 2019.

Should Kansas Expand Its Medicaid Coverage

By Michael D. Tanner. Testimony. February 9, 2017.

Should Ohio Expand Medicaid?

By Michael F. Cannon. Testimony. March 13, 2013.

Cato Reviews & Journals

39. Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program

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

38. Medicare

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

35. Health Care Regulation

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

Events

How Much Should Medicare Pay for Drugs?

Featuring Michael F. Cannon, Peter Van Doren, and Jeff Vanderslice. April 1, 2019. Capitol Hill Briefing.

How Much Should Medicare Pay for Drugs?

Featuring Michael F. Cannon, Peter Van Doren, and Matt Weibel. February 20, 2019. Capitol Hill Briefing.

Is Obamacare Now Optional? New Rule Expands Consumer Protections in Short-Term Health Plans

Featuring Michael F. Cannon, Jeff Vanderslice, and Chris Pope. August 8, 2018. Capitol Hill Briefing.

Speeches

Avoiding a Health Care Disaster

By Michael F. Cannon. January 22, 2009.

Downsizing the Federal Government

Failures of the Unemployment Insurance System

By Chris Edwards and George C. Leef. June 2011.

Medicaid Reforms

By Chris Edwards. September 2010.

2010 Healthcare Legislation

By Michael D. Tanner. September 2010.