December 3, 2013

Exploring The Affordable Care Act: What Is The Impact and What Is Necessary for Successful Reform?

Robert Graboyes

Senior Research Fellow

To explore the fiscal realities of the ACA and discuss principles for successful healthcare reform, the Mercatus Center at George Mason University hosted a new Capitol Hill Campus featuring Dr. Robert Graboyes, Mercatus Center senior research fellow specializing in the economics of healthcare. This discussion concentrated on the economic implications of healthcare reform.

Full video: 


Current State of the Affordable Care Act:


Critique of Decentralizers:


Breaking the Health Care Cost Curve:


Ideal Health Care System: Why Is There No Steve Jobs?


Impediments to Innovative Medicine:


Health Insurance vs Health Care:


Closing Remarks on Innovation, Final Thoughts on Centralizers and Decentralizers: