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Devon Herrick

Trump Disembowels Obamacare… Slowly and Painfully

Devon Herrick, On the day of his inauguration, President Trump took time out to issue an executive order directing his administration to drag its feet enforcing provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Regulators were instructed to “waive, defer, grant exemptions from, or delay…” whenever possible to the “maximum extent of the

Obamacare: An “Antisocial” Form of Socialized Medicine

Devon Herrick, Many people believe Obamacare was designed to fail; intended as a steppingstone (or a speed bump) on the path to socialized medicine. One conspiracy theory posits that Obamacare proponents knew the exchanges would inevitably implode. Yet plotters figured after experiencing a decade of Obamacare’s painful dysfunction, the public would throw up its hands

Despite its Bitter Taste, Clinton Wants a Second Helping of Obamacare

Devon Herrick,  The leading presidential candidates’ positions on health reform could not be farther apart. Donald Trump wants to repeal Obamacare it in its entirety. Hillary Clinton wants to expand it. If elected, she plans to prop up Obamacare with more taxpayer subsidies. The Obama Administration is already looking for ways to bail out insurers

Hillary’s Campaign to Lower Drug Costs Is a Downer No Happy Pill Can Fix

Devon Herrick,  Drug prices have become a campaign issue accompanied by a plethora of bad ideas. Spending on prescription drugs has grown tremendously over the past few decades, mainly due to the increase in the number of diseases and conditions treated using drug therapy. The truth is: most drugs are dirt cheap! Only a small