Newspaper Articles – Sean Parnell

Vermont abandons single-payer health care

Over the past week I've had the opportunity to really look at the numbers behind what it would take in terms of taxes to finance a single-payer health plan in both Vermont and New York.

Vermont Governor Abandons Single-Payer Plan

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin announced at a hastily organized press conference in mid-December he would not pursue a single-payer health care plan in 2015.

Will Advocates of Government-Run Medicine Regret Better Cuba Relations?

This morning CNN reported President Obama will be announcing a new Cuba policy, one th

Expect Medicaid Physician Participation to Worsen

The number of doctors willing to see Medicaid patients has been in decline for quite a while, due primarily to the low reimbursement rates the program offers.

Single Payer Waiting Lines a 'Management Issue'?

I was a guest on WXXI News in Rochester, New York this afternoon, on the show Connections.

Cost of Prescription Drug Development

I did a podcast interview with Yevgeniy Feyman of the Manhattan Institute, which went up

More Victims of Obamacare

It's hard to keep track of all the you-passed-it-so-we-could-see-what's-in-it-and-now-we-see-it-sucks moments that Americans have had since Obamacare passed, but here's another one to add to the li

More Mythbusting from the Incidental Economist

I've mentioned before that I'm a fan of the blog The Incidental Economist, run by Dr.

SHOP Exchange Continues to Flounder

Yesterday's Washington Post has a story regarding the

Obamacare Enrollment Overstated by 400,000

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services once again lowered its estimate of the number of Americans enrolled in health plans through government exchanges in 2014.