October 11, 2016

The Impact of Rising Health Care Costs on Economic Well-Being

William Beach

Former Vice President of Policy Research

Charles Blahous

J. Fish and Lillian F. Smith Chair

Mark J. Warshawsky

Former Senior Research Fellow

James C. Capretta

Resident Fellow and Milton Friedman Chair, American Enterprise Institute

How do our national health care policies affect Americans’ economic well-being? On October 11, the Mercatus Center hosted an event at the National Press Club with a bi-partisan group of health policy experts to discuss how existing health care policies affect earnings, labor force participation, economic growth and other measures of economic well-being.