Healthcare Solutions Week Highlights Need for Alternatives to Affordable Care Act

By Ellen Carmichael
The Pelican Institute recently participated in Healthcare Solutions Week, an opportunity for people of all political persuasions (and none at all) to discuss how to properly address the United States’ ongoing healthcare issues. This is an issue we feel most keenly here in Louisiana—with our ranking in most healthcare categories near the worst in the...

TAGS: Affordable Care Act, Health Care, Healthcare Solutions Week, ObamaCare

Commentary: Jindal Taking Right Approach to Affordable Care Act

By Kevin Kane
Supporters of the law argue that states should move quickly to create state insurance exchanges in order to ensure a higher level of state control, but this notion is an illusion. The law’s provisions would actually require Louisiana and its citizens to cede decision-making power to the federal government.

TAGS: Bobby Jindal, Budget, Health Care, Health Care Reform, Louisiana, ObamaCare, patient protection and affordable care act

Five Reasons Not to Create ObamaCare Exchange

By Kevin Kane
Louisiana should not devote resources to a program it won’t control and may soon be rendered obsolete This evening, Louisiana’s Senate Finance Committee is scheduled to hear SB744. This bill would require Louisiana to create an “exchange” to facilitate the purchase and sale of health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), otherwise known as...

TAGS: Health Care, Louisiana, Louisiana Legislature, ObamaCare

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