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FEBRUARY 7, 2018

Other Nations Should Pay Their 'Fair Share' To Combat Drug Costs (Audio: Interview)


In a conversation with KMED’s Bill Meyer, Merrill Matthews shares his thoughts on President Trump’s State of the Union address and how the administration is planning to combat rising drug prices-- and it’s not through Democrat-style price controls. 

FEBRUARY 7, 2018

Tackling Drug Prices Through Better Trade Deals (Audio: Interview)


Talking with Mike Siegel, Merrill Matthews discusses President Trump’s State of the Union pledge to bring down the high cost of prescription drugs, which Matthews says can be done through renegotiating bilateral trade deals. 

JANUARY 12, 2018

The Bigger Picture of Why Drugs Cost So Much (Audio: Interview)


In a chat with WINA's Rob Schilling, IPI's Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses the two-fold blow as a result of Pfizer halting work developing new drugs for Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, causing not just a disappointment to those waiting for a cure, but pushing up the costs of other drugs. 

JANUARY 5, 2018

New Opportunities for Small Businesses and Health Insurance (Audio: Interview)


In an interview with Vicki McKenna on Wisconsin’s WIBA and WISN, IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses the new rulemaking proposed by the Department of Labor providing health insurance flexibility for small businesses and some self-employed. 

NOVEMBER 10, 2017

The Latest on Climate Change, Tax Reform, ACA and More (Audio: Interview)


IPI's Dr. Merrill Matthews joins Point of View as co-host with Kerby Anderson as they touch on climate change issues, the status of tax reform in Congress and also Obamacare. 

NOVEMBER 3, 2017

What's Pricier: Annual Health Insurance or Leasing a Rolls Royce? (Audio: Interview)


Obamacare enrollment is open, private sector health insurance is facing mounting costs and restrictions, and health coverage has never been more expensive. IPI's Merrill Matthews joins Vicki McKenna on WIBA and WISN on how people can find more flexible and cheaper options. 

OCTOBER 30, 2017

Senate Bill Throws Money at Sinking Obamacare Ship (Audio: Interview)


Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses recent efforts by Congress to bail out Obamacare, which are simply useless and a waste of taxpayer money. Matthews also addresses the Russia investigation and the unmasking of Russia’s influence on US environmental groups in an attempt to undermine US energy.

OCTOBER 18, 2017

Trump Stops Illegal Obamacare Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments (Audio: Interview)


Dr. Merrill Matthews responds to President Trump’s cutting the unconstitutional Obama-era cost-sharing reduction payments, explaining why they were illegal to begin with and how Congress has the power to legally reauthorize them. 

OCTOBER 17, 2017

Practical Impact of President Trump's Healthcare Executive Order


In an interview with Vicki McKenna, Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses the president’s recent healthcare executive order, explaining its limitations in mitigating the impact of Obamacare on consumers.

 

OCTOBER 17, 2017

How Trump's Healthcare Executive Order May Impact You (Audio: Interview)


In an interview with KMED's Bill Meyer, Dr. Merrill Matthews breaks down the president’s recent healthcare executive order, discussing how consumers will be impacted by its changes to Obamacare regarding associations, bridge policies, and more.

 

 

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