Tag: Healthcare

Paige Vickers

Why Cash Is Better Than Expanded Health Insurance for the Poor

Cash transfers go directly to people in need, while health insurance expansions pay mainly for care that the uninsured …

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Basic Income Could Bring Relief to People with Chronic Illness

Imagine the challenges of falling through the gaps in the social security net because, despite being ill, you’re not …

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Payoff for children’s programs so dramatic it may not make sense to think of them as ‘spending’ at all

Increasingly, economists are discovering that government spending on programs like healthcare and cash aid is an investment that pays …