Issue Brief Due to the health law’s lower premiums, its deficit reduction will increase by 174 percent.
Issue Brief Physicians are increasingly practicing defensive medicine to avoid lawsuits, but this trend increases costs and doesn’t improve health care outcomes.
Topher Spiro testifies before the Committee on Energy & Commerce and the Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations.
Topher Spiro explains why CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin is wrong in his analysis of the Supreme Court arguments on the constitutionality of Obamacare.
Topher Spiro uses the example of Medicare for all to prove that Obamacare is constitutional.
Issue Brief Instead of reducing health care costs, the House Republican budget would shift costs to seniors, health care providers, businesses, and states, writes Topher Spiro.
Issue Brief Topher Spiro explains how the Independent Payment Advisory Board created by the Affordable Care Act makes premium support plans that shift costs to beneficiaries unnecessary.
Report If we want to solve longstanding problems in the health care system but continue rely on private insurance the most effective solution is an individual mandate, write Neera Tanden and Topher Spiro.
The Center for American Progress's comments on the Essential Health Benefits Bulletin released by the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight on December 16, 2011.
Issue Brief Close examination of recent proposals to restructure Medicare by providing premium support or vouchers reveals fundamental flaws, writes Topher Spiro.
Ezekiel J. Emanuel, David M. Cutler, and Topher Spiro explain the benefits of expanding Medicare's competitive bidding program.
Ezekiel J. Emanuel, David M. Cutler, and Topher Spiro offer reforms to achieve billions in savings in addition to what the Affordable Care Act will accomplish.
David M. Cutler, Ezekiel J. Emanuel, and Topher Spiro explain why Medicare payments should be bundled together for multiple providers.
Ezekiel J. Emanuel, David M. Cutler, and Topher Spiro on Medicare's least costly alternative policy for treatments.
David M. Cutler, Ezekiel J. Emanuel, and Topher Spiro explain how to achieve significant administrative savings in the health system.