Christopher Pope is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. Previously, he served as director of policy research at West Health; health policy fellow at the US House Committee on Energy and Commerce; fellow at the Heritage Foundation; and research manager at the American Enterprise Institute. Pope’s research interests include the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, Medicaid, and entitlement reform. Pope holds a B.Sc. in government and economics from the London School of Economics and a M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from Washington University in St. Louis.
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Those who are better-served by a fully competitive and actuarially priced option ought to have the freedom to benefit from it.
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