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Avik Roy

Lifetime caps for cancer patients?

Benefit maximums: An end to ‘free lunch’?

December 23, 2016 – Allowing insurers to impose benefit limits might help lower premiums, but would taxpayers, patients, and families be left holding the… Read more

September 2014 Health Wonk Review

Health Wonk Review for September 11, 2014

September 11, 2014 – Summer's over, the kids are back in school (yes!) and the fall sports seasons are underway. And with those seasons arrives a new season of… Read more

Avik Roy author of Transcending Obamacare

‘Transcending Obamacare’ (Part 3 of 3)

September 10, 2014 – In our final interview segment, Avik Roy and Harold Pollack focus heavily on coverage for low-income Americans and how we should and could… Read more

Avik Roy Transcending Obamacare Part 2

‘Transcending Obamacare’ (Part 2 of 3)

September 8, 2014 – In Part 2 of my Curbside Consult interview with Avik Roy, our discussion is focused largely on his proposal's goal of controlling health… Read more

Transcending Obamacare by Avik Roy

‘Transcending Obamacare’

September 6, 2014 – Given their differences, you might be surprised that Avik Roy and Harold had a civil conversation about Roy's new "universal exchange"… Read more

Hiding eyes.

Cruel irony: millions too poor for Medicaid

March 20, 2014 – In states that have not expanded Medicaid, the people who most desperately need help paying for health insurance – those with the lowest… Read more

Obamacare and the bad-news bearers

September 26, 2013 – In the marketplaces where people who do not have access to employer-sponsored insurance will be purchasing their own coverage, rates will… Read more

A fuss over subsidies for Congressional staff

August 7, 2013 – The decision to let Congressional staffers keep their federal subsidies to help buy coverage through the exchanges makes sense from a human… Read more

Obamacare’s employer mandate delayed:

July 8, 2013 – As usual the doomsters are ignoring the facts. The delay will affect only a fraction of U.S. employers and even fewer… Read more

Forbes blogger, Romney surrogate, launches 11th-hour assault on Obamacare

November 1, 2012 – Blogger Avik Roy, a Romney campaign advisor, has released a last-minute - and misleading - flurry of posts purporting to demonstrate the… Read more