• John Locke Update

    A Victory for Health Care Freedom

    posted November 26, 2019 by Jon Guze
    Just before Thanksgiving, Wake County Superior Court Judge Gregory P. McGuire filed an order denying the state’s motion to dismiss in Singh v. DHHS, a case in which a Forsyth County…
  • John Locke Update

    Indiana and the Fight to Lower Health Care Costs

    posted October 24, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    We know the lack of price transparency in health care is a significant problem. Health care isn’t purchased like any other product. In most cases, patients outsource consumer power to…
  • John Locke Update

    Evaluating the State of Hospitals in North Carolina

    posted October 1, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    From now until 2027, health care spending projections show that the yearly average increase of overall health expenditures will increase by about 5.5 percent. That is not a welcome…
  • John Locke Update

    Do Hospital Consolidations Lower Prices?

    posted September 10, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    There are several prominent players in the health care delivery process. There are patients, physicians, insurers, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, and pharmacy benefit managers, to name a few. Interestingly, when asked…
  • John Locke Update

    Reforming North Carolina’s Certificate-of-Need Laws

    posted April 12, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander recently requested input from health policy scholars on ways to lower the cost of health care in the United States. Some of the most well-respected experts…
  • John Locke Update

    The Battle Over North Carolina’s State Health Plan

    posted March 11, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    Members of the North Carolina General Assembly will face tough decisions on important health care legislation in the current session. Many bills have already been introduced. For example, there have…
  • John Locke Update

    Lowering Health Care Spending Through Competitive Bidding

    posted February 18, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    It’s no secret that Americans pay more for health care than any other industrialized country in the world. In 2017, health care spending reached $3.5 trillion or roughly $10,739…
  • John Locke Update

    Fighting North Carolina’s CON

    posted September 6, 2018 by Jordan Roberts
    Is it legal for the state to block a private citizen’s entry into a market? A lawsuit challenging North Carolina’s Certificate of Need laws (CON) is attempting to…

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