There is a general consensus that health care needs to be accessible, high quality and less costly. Improving the general health of all Delawareans is also an important goal. The way to reduce costs while maintaining or improving quality is to raise productivity. Economic theory shows that ...Read More
Below is our response to the Supreme Court’s King v. Burwell decision: The recent Supreme Court ruling continues IRS subsidies for 19,128 Delawareans, the beneficiaries of the Affordable Care Act. Roughly 325 people with pre-existing conditions now have health insurance in D...Read More
If you live in Delaware and pay for health insurance, you will be paying hundreds or thousands of dollars more once 2016 arrives. Health premiums are set to rise by leaps and bounds next year, meaning less money in your pocket. Because CRI is committed to informing citizens about the impacts of the ...Read More
The cost of healthcare in Delaware is again rising rapidly. It is looming as a major budgetary issue for the State of Delaware current employees and pensioners. Delaware's Medicaid budget is increasingly strained. There is a steady flow of articles in the News Journal about the rising cost...Read More
This is the presentation he gave on July 11, 2013 to the Wilmington chapter of the Bastiat Society.
Dr. John Stapleford, taking over as CRIs new President, spoke to Dace Blaskovitz on "Money and Politics in Delaware" about his new role as CRIs president and on what was going on with the states economy. The show airs Saturdays from 9-10 on WILM.com 1450 AM and WDOV.com 1410 AM.  ...Read More
Here is the actual Brief filed with the Courts.
From Adam Smith forward, the one major insight on which all economists can agree is “competition is good!” More effectively than government regulations or price ceilings or user permits, competition results in, as if by an “invisible hand”, lower prices and lower costs (...Read More
With all the churning going on about President Obamas health care plan, I cant help but wonder if his plan had been in place in 2002, whether I would be alive today or not. Lest you think Im being unduly dramatic, you should know that seven years ago I had a malignant polyp removed from my colon....Read More
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act On May 11, 2011, the Caesar Rodney Institute filed an amicus curiae or “friend of the court” brief before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in State of Florida, by and through Attorney General Pam Bondi, et al. v. U...Read More