Len Nichols

George Mason University / Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics

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Len Nichols is director of the Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics and professor of health policy at George Mason University. He formerly directed the Health Policy Program at the New America Foundation.

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Healthcare nears the home stretch. Can it make it over the line?

Republicans pledged to repeal and replace Obamacare even before it became law seven years ago.

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Newly-elected State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones wants Blue Shield of California  to delay rate increases  of up to 59 percent on health insurance for individuals.  First reported…

Enormous Healthcare Rate Hikes for Individual Policies

Newly-elected State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones wants Blue Shield of California to delay rate increases of up to 59 percent on health insurance for individuals.  First reported…

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