Anyone who has studied history and economics and who has an IQ above three understands that price controls don’t work. Unfortunately, price controls are always the first choice of politicians. The most recent example of this is in what is called “Surprise Medical Billing.” Surprise medical billing is exactly what it sounds like, only worse.
President Joe Biden recently toured a Pfizer plant in Kalamazoo, Mich., where workers are churning out millions of lifesaving COVID-19 vaccine doses. During his remarks, he mentioned that in mid-February he had “toured the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institutes of Health . . . [where] I met world-class doctors, scientists, and researchers who
Since March, policymakers have implemented new rules and regulations to help stop the spread of COVID-19, especially among at-risk populations. Policies like mask mandates, limiting the number of people in restaurants and encouraging social distancing have likely helped mitigate the severity of the pandemic in the United States. However, as infections and hospitalizations continue, policymakers