Michael F. Cannon

Cato Institute

Director of Health Policy Studies

1000 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.

Washington, DC 20001-5403

United States

http://www.cato.org/people/cannon.html

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

19

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Taxation Without Representation: The Illegal IRS Rule to Expand Tax Credits Under the PPACA

Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine, Forthcoming, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-27
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2013
Jonathan H. Adler and Michael F. Cannon
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Cato Institute
Downloads 6,559 (1,344)

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health care, health insurance, Affordable Care Act, health insurance exchanges, tax credits, administrative law, Internal Revenue Service

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Health Care's Future Is So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades

Willamette Law Review (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Sep 2015
Michael F. Cannon
Cato Institute
Downloads 546 (64,994)

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health economics, innovation, fiscal policy, entitlements, occupational licensing, pharmaceuticals, regulation

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King v. Burwell and the Triumph of Selective Contextualism

Cato Supreme Court Review (2014-2015 Forthcoming), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-17
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2015
Jonathan H. Adler and Michael F. Cannon
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Cato Institute
Downloads 280 (139,637)

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Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, King v. Burwell, health insurance, insurance exchanges, exchange tax credits, purposivism, contextualism

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Health Savings Accounts: Do the Critics Have a Point?

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Jun 2006
Michael F. Cannon
Cato Institute
Downloads 258 (151,813)
Citation 11

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health savings accounts, risk segmentation, adverse selection, tax reform, skimping, price transparency

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Would 'Medicare for All' Mean Quality for All? How Public-Option Principles Could Reverse Medicare's Negative Impact on Quality

Number of pages: 103 Posted: 09 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2021
Michael F. Cannon and Jacqueline Pohida
Cato Institute and Researcher
Downloads 251 (156,031)

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health care, health reform, health care quality, innovation, medical errors, harmful medicine, public choice, rent-seeking, public option, competition, payment reform, pay for performance, value-based purchasing, regulatory capture, health disparities, structural racism, insurance reform, Medicare

6.

Large Health Savings Accounts: A Step Toward Tax Neutrality for Health Care

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Mar 2007
Michael F. Cannon
Cato Institute
Downloads 247 (158,529)
Citation 1

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health care, health benefits, health savings accounts, pooling, adverse selection, tax reform, equity, employer-sponsored insurance

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Yes, Mr. President: A Free Market Can Fix Health Care

Cato Policy Analysis Series, No. 650
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2013
Michael F. Cannon
Cato Institute
Downloads 181 (211,574)

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U.S. healthcare system, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, ACA, Barack Obama, free market, Medicare, health care reform, health insurance, individual mandate, HSA, health savings account, Medicaid

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Pay-for-Performance: Is Medicare a Good Candidate?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2007
Michael F. Cannon
Cato Institute
Downloads 172 (221,073)
Citation 2

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Medicare, pay for performance, quality based purchasing, health care quality, Medicare Advantage, comorbidity, clinical practice guidelines, evidence-based medicine, health care financing, medical care

9.

The Massachusetts Health Plan: Much Pain, Little Gain

Policy Analysis, No. 657, January, 20, 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2013
Aaron Yelowitz and Michael F. Cannon
University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and Cato Institute
Downloads 121 (292,474)
Citation 10

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Massachusetts health care system, health insurance, Mitt Romney, individual mandate, insurance coverage, ACA

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Medicaid's Unseen Costs

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Sep 2005
Michael F. Cannon
Cato Institute
Downloads 115 (303,256)
Citation 3

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Medicaid, poverty, dependence, crowd-out, welfare reform, entitlements, charity, price controls, health care, health coverage, immigrant health

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All the President's Mandates: Compulsory Health Insurance is a Government Takeover

Cato Briefing Paper Series, No. 114
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2013
Michael F. Cannon
Cato Institute
Downloads 75 (397,341)

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health care reform, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, ACA, Barack Obama, U.S. health care system, health insurance

12.

A Better Way to Generate Comparative-Effectiveness Research

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Nov 2008
Michael F. Cannon
Cato Institute
Downloads 72 (406,499)
Citation 22

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health, health care, medical care, public goods, insurance regulation, licensing, Medicare, employer-sponsored insurance, rationing, public choice, comparative effectiveness

13.

Reforming Medical Malpractice Liability Through Contract

Cato Institute Working Paper
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Mar 2013
Michael F. Cannon
Cato Institute
Downloads 71 (409,603)
Citation 3

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contractual liability, medical malpractice insurance, U.S. tort law, medical malpractice reform, American healthcare system, united states legal reform, professional liability, medical malpractice lawsuits

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A Better Way to Generate and Use Comparative-Effectiveness Research

Cato Policy Analysis Series, No. 632, February 6, 2009
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Aug 2009
Michael F. Cannon
Cato Institute
Downloads 51 (481,083)

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comparative-effectiveness research, clinical effectiveness, comparative effectiveness, prepaid group plans, PGP

15.

Obama's Prescription for Low-Wage Workers: High Implicit Taxes, Higher Premiums

Cato Policy Analysis Series, No. 656
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Jan 2010
Michael F. Cannon
Cato Institute
Downloads 49 (489,316)
Citation 14

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Sinking SCHIP: A First Step Toward Stopping the Growth of Government Health Programs

Cato Institute Briefing Paper No. 99
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Nov 2008
Michael F. Cannon
Cato Institute
Downloads 49 (489,316)
Citation 3

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health, health care, health insurance, children, SCHIP, Medicaid, poverty, low-wage trap, crowd out, means test

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The Independent Payment Advisory Board: PPACA's Anti-Constitutional and Authoritarian Super-Legislature

Cato Institute Policy Analysis No. 700
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Mar 2013
Diane Cohen and Michael F. Cannon
Goldwater Institute and Cato Institute
Downloads 41 (525,189)

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Obamacare, U.S. Healthcare policy, American healthcare law, Affordable Care Act, Unconstitutional, Executive branch power

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Health Care Workforce Reform: COVID-19 Spotlights Need for Changes to Clinician Licensing

Cato Institute, Policy Analysis No. 899 (2020)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Aug 2020
Shirley Svorny and Michael F. Cannon
California State University, Northridge - David Nazarian College of Business and Economics and Cato Institute
Downloads 28 (595,224)

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COVID-19, coronavirus, sars-covid-19, sars-coronavirus, pandemic, healthcare, healthcare professionals, doctors, licensure, licensing, medical licensing, medical licensure, clincial license, clinical clicensure, medical care

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50 Vetoes: How States Can Stop the Obama Health Care Law

Cato Institute White Paper, pp. 1-64
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 24 Mar 2013
Michael F. Cannon
Cato Institute
Downloads 25 (614,574)

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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, federalism and health care, U.S. health care system, challenges to Obamacare, individual mandate