Unwinding Obamacare

Weekly Standard | Published on January 27, 2014

By James C. Capretta and Yuval Levin

Republicans in Congress should take the initiative with measures that say no to the mandates, the bailouts, and the forced coverage cancellations that Obamacare requires to stay alive.

ObamaCare’s Mandate Meltdown

New York Post | Published on January 19, 2014

By James C. Capretta and Jeffrey H. Anderson

ObamaCare’s authors wanted to use the carrot of subsidies and the stick of the individual mandate to make the law work, but neither is effective enough to make ObamaCare truly take off.

The Emerging Conservative Effort to Help the Poor

e21 | Published on January 13, 2014

By James C. Capretta

President Obama’s focus on income inequality is an opportunity for conservatives to critique the status quo and propose reforms to genuinely help the poor.

The HHS Mandate Goes Live

National Review Online | Published on January 6, 2014

By James C. Capretta

The HHS mandate has always been about politics, not health care. It was pursued to provoke a fight and divide the electorate ahead of the 2012 election.

Compelling Evidence Makes the Case for a Market-Driven Health Care System

The Heritage Foundation | Published on December 20, 2013

By James C. Capretta and Kevin D. Dayaratna

A plethora of evidence indicates that a market-driven health system would work as one would expect it to—driving out waste and inefficiency and rewarding high quality and lower costs with greater market share.