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PRESCRIPTIONS FOR HEALTH CARE

IWF’s Prescriptions for Better Health Policy project educates women about the problems with ObamaCare (rising costs, effects on medical profession, etc.) and trying to negotiate specific benefits for women through a government-dominated health care and health insurance marketplace. IWF offers an alternative approach, highlighting constructive, market-based alternatives that put power in the hands of patients and individuals, create a more robust, competitive health insurance marketplace that controls costs, leads to higher quality care, encourages the development of the next generation of treatments and cures, and ensures women can purchase health care that suits the needs of them and their families. Americans deserve the best health care system in the world, which is why we support restoring competition and encouraging real innovation in the health care sector.

Categories:  Entitlement Programs,  Lawsuits,  ObamaCare,  Politics & Economics,  Positive Reform


Expert: Means Testing for Welfare Has Become a Farce

December 12 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Growth of U.S. Spending on Health Care Slowed Last Year

December 7 2018
by Charlotte Hays


The Ever-Evolving Politics of Birth Control

November 28 2018
by Hadley Heath


The Terrible Human Costs of "Free" Health Care

November 13 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Distortions on Pre-existing Conditions Helped House Change Hands

November 12 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Drug Price Controls that Threaten Research and Development

November 9 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Nancy Pelosi: Lowering Prescription Drug Prices Could Be "Common Ground" for Dems and Republicans

November 7 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Mother of Child with Pre-existing Conditions Speaks Out

November 5 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Some Drawbacks to Linking Medicare Drug Payments to Costs in Other Developed Countries

October 29 2018
by Charlotte Hays


"A Star is Born" Shows the Wrong Way to Battle Addiction

October 29 2018
by Ericka Andersen Sylvester


An Update on the Opioid Crisis

October 24 2018
by Heather Madden


It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Despite Success, There Is Much More Work To Be Done

October 17 2018
by Jamie Wells


First Step in Medicare for All: Abolish Medicare

October 17 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Estimated Cost of Knee-Replacement Surgery Five Times Actual Cost

October 16 2018
by Betsy Pearson


The Real Cost of Medicare for All

October 12 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Test Your Knowledge: Are Pre-Existing Conditions At Risk?

October 4 2018
by Hadley Heath


Americans are financing pharmaceutical R&D but price control is not the solution

September 19 2018
by Heather Madden


Frivolous Lawsuits Won't Fix The Opioid Crisis

September 6 2018
by Heather Madden


Cynthia Nixon: Pass Single-Payer And THEN Figure Out How To Pay For It

September 6 2018
by Charlotte Hays


IWF Features Top Addiction Policy Experts at Opioid Event

August 29 2018
by Ericka Andersen Sylvester


Why Short-Term, Catastrophic Health Insurance Policies Are Anything But "Junk"

August 14 2018
by Charlotte Hays


The Cruelty of the Fake Cancer Cure Profiteers

August 3 2018
by Jennifer Marquez


Many Customers Will Welcome Short-Term, (Really) Affordable Health Insurance Plans

August 2 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Mercatus Puts Cost of Single-Payer Health Proposal at $33 Trillion for First Ten Years

July 31 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Socialized Medicine is So Twentieth Century

July 30 2018
by Hadley Heath


Opioid epidemic becomes political football in ongoing blame game

July 23 2018
by Hadley Heath


The Wrong Way to Close the Donut Hole

July 17 2018
by Hadley Heath


U.S. Should Make Unfair Drug Pricing, Foreign Practices a Priority in Trade Negotiations

July 11 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Trump Administration Slashes ACA Navigator Outreach Program -- And For Good Reasons

July 11 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Bill for Aspirin and Bottle of Baby Formula at San Francisco Hospital: $18,836

July 5 2018
by Charlotte Hays


A New Proposal to Replace the Broken Healthcare Law

June 21 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Trump Administration Expands Cheaper, Quality Healthcare Plans

June 20 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Millennial Monday: The Opioid Crisis Affects Millennials, Too

June 18 2018
by Betsy Pearson


Let's Learn the Right Lessons From Medicare's Prescription Drug Program

May 31 2018
by Carrie L. Lukas


A Podcast on the Complexities of the Opioid Crisis

May 30 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Native American Tribes, State and Local Governments Sue Pharmaceutical Companies Over Opioid Abuse Crisis

May 30 2018
by Jennifer C. Braceras


The Life of a Child, and the NHS

April 26 2018
by Nicki Neily


States Seek to Revisit Supreme Court Ruling on Mandate to Buy Health Insurance

April 3 2018
by Erin Hawley


Why Are Pharmaceutical Drugs So Expensive? Sen. McCaskill’s Report Misses Larger Picture

March 28 2018
by Heather Madden


Americans support Medicare negotiations with drug-makers… until they consider the consequences

March 15 2018
by Hadley Heath


Change to Medicare's Donut Hole Looks Good But Only on the Surface

February 27 2018
by Hadley Heath


Health Care Escape Hatches Proliferate Under Bad Law

February 19 2018
by Hadley Heath


Health Insurers Sometimes Frustrate Us - What's the Solution?

February 19 2018
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Should Healthy, Employable Americans Keep Medicaid Forever?

February 16 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


"Donut" Close Medicare's Coverage Gap This Way

February 8 2018
by Hadley Heath


Government distorts healthcare market, decreasing competition and increasing waste

February 7 2018
by Staff


Is Trump Keeping His Word on Pharmaceutical Drugs?

January 24 2018
by Hadley Heath


The Downside of Single-Payer Health Care

January 24 2018
by Rachel DiCarlo Currie


Survey: GOP Voters Overwhelmingly Want IPAB Repealed

January 11 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Calling on President Trump to Make Health Care Reform a Priority in 2018

January 3 2018
by Heather Madden


Independent Women's Forum is an educational 501(c)(3) dedicated to developing and advancing policies that aren’t just well intended, but actually enhance people’s freedom, choices, and opportunities. IWF is the sister organization of the Independent Women’s Voice.​
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