Health Regulation

Bolstering Supplement Regulations

Lawyer argues that United States should ramp up regulation of dietary supplements.

Regulating the “Kidney Club”

Scholar finds that many citizens are comfortable with providing financial incentives to living organ donors.

Promoting Health Goals in a Self-Regulating Industry

Scholar suggests ways to make self-regulation of the Australian food industry more effective.

Successfully Protecting Public Insurance from Fraud

Health care fraud program reports billions of taxpayer dollars returned to federal health funds.

Encourage Vaping to Help Reduce Smoking

Scholar argues that governments should embrace vaping’s smoking-cessation potential.

Justifying Health Insurance

Scholar describes how the philosophy and economics underlying insurance policies can guide current debates.

The Unhealthy Return to Individual Responsibility in Health Policy

The Republicans’ ACA replacement plan espouses individual responsibility—a naïve and ill-advised approach to healthcare reform.

When the Health Care Market Cannot Regulate Itself

Vermont moves to an all-payer system in regulating prices for health care services.

Do We Know How Risky E-Cigarettes Are?

E-cigarettes are less dangerous than is generally believed, posing a unique information challenge for regulators.

How OSHA Can Succeed with the Cards It Is Dealt

Despite its wide-ranging capabilities, OSHA has often let its detractors have their way. To combat this, it should enlist partners in all directions.

Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Law

In a 5-3 decision, the Justices declare Texas’s health care regulations on abortion to be unconstitutional.

Still Seeking Contraceptive Compromise After Zubik v. Burwell

Zubik v. Burwell highlights thorny issues surrounding Obamacare’s contraceptive coverage requirement.