Columns: Henry J. Aaron

Bruce and Virginia MacLaury Senior Fellow at The Brookings Institution.

  • 'Multiple Fictions' Drive Opposition To Health Law

    The health reform debate is not about a fictional war between market-based health insurance and government regulation. It is about whether to provide adequate subsidies to cover the uninsured and whether to begin a process of leveraging change in the delivery and payment systems through which one-sixth of the U.S. economy is devoted to health care.

    Jan 19, 2011

  • Health Reform: The Reality Show

    The health care reform discussion is beginning—at last!—to get real. On June 9, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee released a draft bill, and the Congressional Budget Office published an estimate that the bill would cost $1 trillion over 10 years and leave 35 million uninsured.

    Jun 18, 2009