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The Heartland Institute podcast featuring libertarian and conservative health care scholars who are working to put power back into the hands of patients and doctors, and away from government bureaucrats.

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The Heartland Institute podcast featuring libertarian and conservative health care scholars who are working to put power back into the hands of patients and doctors, and away from government bureaucrats.

    State Controlled Medicine in California (Guest: Wayne Whinegarden)

    State Controlled Medicine in California (Guest: Wayne Whinegarden)

    Wayne Whinegarden of the Pacific Research Institute talks about California Governor Gavin Newsom including a plan for the state to create its own generic prescription label in an attempt to lower the cost of drugs.

    • 17 min
    Medicaid Out of Control (Guest: Brian Blase)

    Medicaid Out of Control (Guest: Brian Blase)

    Medicaid has ballooned into a $600 billion a year program, a 12-fold increase over the last 30 years. To discuss this outrageous program, Galen Institute and Heritage Foundation scholar Brian Blase rejoins to podcast.

    • 17 min
    Is the U.S. Prepared for a Coronavirus Pandemic? (Guest: Dr. Jane Orient)

    Is the U.S. Prepared for a Coronavirus Pandemic? (Guest: Dr. Jane Orient)

    Should Americans be ducking for cover from the coronavirus? Dr. Jane Orient says the public needs to be cautious because there are too many unknowns.

    • 13 min
    Lower Drug Prices Without Harming Innovation (Guest: Jeff Stier)

    Lower Drug Prices Without Harming Innovation (Guest: Jeff Stier)

    Director of Free to Choose Medicine Christina Herrin discusses with Heartland Policy Advisor Jeff Stier policy solutions to lower prescription drug prices without harming innovation, patent reform, and much more.

    • 17 min
    Getting Regulatory Obstacles Out of the Way for Better Health Care (Guest: Eric Hargan)

    Getting Regulatory Obstacles Out of the Way for Better Health Care (Guest: Eric Hargan)

    HHS Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan discussed how health care regulations can stand in the way of patient care and how his “Regulatory Sprint to Coordinated Care,” can address some of the obstacles.

    • 17 min
    Discussion about FDA Reform (Guest: U.S. Congressman Mark Walker)

    Discussion about FDA Reform (Guest: U.S. Congressman Mark Walker)

    Christina Herrin, Director of Free to Choose Medicine with the Heartland Institute discusses the future of healthcare and FDA reform with U.S. Congressman Mark Walker who represents North Carolina's 6th Congressional District.

    • 10 min

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