Bonner R Cohen

Bonner R. Cohen is a senior fellow with the National Center for Public Policy Research, a position he has held since 2002.

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Annual Individual Health Care Spending Reaches New High, Report Finds

Average annual health care spending for people with employer-sponsored insurance rose to an all-time high in 2018, according to a recent report.

Oklahoma Governor Embraces Medicaid Block Grant Proposal

To underscore his commitment to Medicaid block grants, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt joined the Trump administration in Washington D.C for the “Healthy Adult Opportunity” announcement and said his state will be the first to sign up.

Arizona Sued for Allegedly Mishandling School Choice Program

The Arizona Department of Education is erecting barriers to keep families out of the program, say parents.

CMS Unveils New Trump Administration Policy on Medicaid Block Grants

The Trump administration is moving to give states unprecedented leeway by revamping key sections of Medicaid, the federal health care program for low-income and disabled people.

Supreme Court to Decide Safety Requirements on Abortion

In what promises to be a landmark ruling on a highly charged issue, the U.S. Supreme Court will soon hear a case, June Medical Services v. Gee

Rural Hospital Consolidation May Undermine Care, Access, New Study Finds

Hospital consolidation, often seen as a financial lifeline for rural hospitals and encouraged by the Affordable Care Act, may result in cutbacks in services and reduced patient access, a new study concludes.

New England Journal Study Questions Merits of Hospital Mergers

The national debate over the benefits of hospital mergers flared up anew over a new study showing the growing trend of consolidation has led to “moderately worse patient experiences and no significant change in readmission or mortality rates.”

Author: Pandemic Health Care Reforms Were Better Than Obamacare

One of the bitter ironies of the nation’s experience with COVID-19 is that emergency measures taken to stem the spread of the pandemic led to more meaningful health care reforms than were delivered by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), aka Obamacare.

Report Shines Light on Pork-Barrel Spending in Tennessee

From corporate welfare and cronyism to out-and-out thievery, the report rolls out no fewer than 25 examples of waste, fraud, and abuse.

Fast-Growing Georgia Faces Housing Shortages

The Peachtree State faces the prospect of soaring population growth and a woefully inadequate housing supply, especially in the booming Atlanta metropolitan area.

Bonner R Cohen

Bonner R. Cohen is a senior fellow with the National Center for Public Policy Research, a position he has held since 2002.

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