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Separate simulations by the Urban Institute and the Rand Corporation predict that “adverse selection,” where healthier people leave the insurance market and sicker people stay in causing premiums to rise, will occur if the King plaintiffs prevail.

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Scott Gottlieb addressed the Attorneys General Education Program Public Policy Conference on Federalism and the Pharmaceutical Industry March 26, 2015.

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U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) points to supporters after speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor in Maryland February 27, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Senator Rubio is off to a promising start in offering a more distinctive and thoughtful brand of health policy reform.

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Is it possible that some of the diseases that plague us have helped humans survive and even thrive through evolutionary history?

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A world of rich data sharing, making diagnoses based on the combination of unusual symptoms and unusual genetics shouldn’t be exceptional, or even tweet-worthy.

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AARP’s arguments on the Medicare bill ought to be considered on their merits. But powerful groups like AARP don’t win arguments through pure logical force.

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New “doc fix” legislation will increase the deficit and pave the way for more regulation of physician services.

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U.S. Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) speaks during the Reuters Health Summit in Washington, April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Stelios Varias

The Burr-Hatch-Upton plan is not perfect and will need to be refined over the coming months. But its introduction by prominent members of both the House and Senate should lay to rest for good the argument that there is no viable alternative to the ACA.

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Five years has passed since President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, a highly controversial decision at the time. Since then, the bill has remained much disputed and unpopular among many, noting how little it has delivered on its promises to transform healthcare.

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