1,583Oct 5, 2013
Health Care Law Implementation
Keith Fontenot and James Capretta talked about the Affordable Care Act following the opening of the health care exchanges, including the pros and cons of the system and its rollout, and how the law ...
801Jul 10, 2013
Health Care Law Employer Mandate
Ethics policy experts and law academics testified on the Obama administration’s decision to delay the employer mandate and the employer information reporting requirements under the Affordable ...
334Apr 22, 2013
Panelists talked about possible Medicare reforms. Topics included premium adjustments according to income, increasing the role of private insurance companies, and restructuring payment to ...
271Dec 11, 2012
Domestic Programs Budget Cuts
Isabel Sawhill and James Capretta debated the merits of cutting domestic programs in order to save money and help the economy. They also addressed sequestration budget cuts and the"fiscal ...
908Sep 21, 2012
Medicare Advantage Program
The Medicare Advantage program is an alternative to the FIFA insurance program, offered by private companies, and about 1 of every 4 Medicare recipients take part in the program. The program is ...
3,868Feb 8, 2012
Health Care Law Contraceptives Rule
Catholic leaders spoke about an Obama administration ruling on a provision of the 2010 health care law that requires church-affiliated employers to cover contraceptives and other preventive services ...
1,207Mar 24, 2011
Book Discussion on Why ObamaCare Is Wrong for America
The co-authors of Why Obamacare Is Wrong for America presented their criticisms of the recently passed national health care legislation. The panelists argued that the new health care ...
178Jan 26, 2011
Implementation of Health Care Law, Part 2
Witnesses testified about 2010 health care reform legislation and its impact on the federal budget. Among the issues they addressed were the manner and costs of implementation, the impact on ...
676Nov 22, 2010
112th Congress and Health Care
Panelists talked about their opposition to the new health care law and strategies to fight the law short of an unlikely repeal of the measure in the 112th Congress. Jim Capretta, who has called ...
381Aug 19, 2010
Cost of Government Day
Participants talked to reporters about tax policy and spending by both the federal and state governments. Following their remarks they answered questions from the reporters.
118Sep 11, 2009
Health Care Reform Strategy
Panelists looked back at President Clinton’s 1993 attempt to overhaul the U.S. care system in comparison to what President Obama is trying in the present. The heads of the Congressional ...
13Mar 19, 1997
Fiscal Year 1998 Budget
Committee members and their staff discussed areas of agreement and disagreement between President Clinton’s 1998 budget proposal and one recently released by a coalition of House ...