Red Jahncke (left) talks with Lee Elci (right).
American prescriptions drugs prices are two to three times what wealthy Europeans pay. It’s unfair, and it inflates U.S. health care costs and subsidizes socialist national health care systems in Europe, creating the illusion that socialized medicine is a better system.
- December 2020 column in The Hill, The Day and CT Examiner: Americans Are Subsidizing Socialist Health Care in Europe
- November 2016 Bloomberg column: How to Make Drugs Prices Fair for Americans
States are running their deficits through the U.S. health care system via hospital taxes – Connecticut’s is the highest in the nation. Hospital taxes raise the cost of health care, inflating U.S. health care costs above their natural level.
- Jan. 2020 column in CT Examiner, Rep-Am, CT Hearst papers: CT Hospital Tax Exploits Medicaid to Finance Irresponsible Spending
- Mar. 2019 column in The Day and Republican American: Lamont Continues Hospital Tax Scam
- 2017 column in The Wall Street Journal: Why Tax Hospitals? It’s a Medicaid Shell Game
Red Jahncke is a nationally recognized columnist, who writes about politics and policy. His columns appear in numerous national publications, such as The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, USA Today, The Hill, Issues & Insights and National Review as well as many Connecticut newspapers.