David Hogberg

David Hogberg, Ph.D., is an adjunct fellow for the National Center for Public Policy Research, specializing in health care policy.

Previously, Dr. Hogberg was a Washington Correspondent for Investor’s Business Daily, specializing in his coverage of health care and Medicare.

Prior to IBD, he worked as a policy analyst studying health care and other issues for various think tanks, including the National Center for Public Policy Research, and for the office of Representative Jeff Fortenberry.

Dr. Hogberg holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Iowa. He is author of the book Medicare’s Victims: How the U.S. Government’s Largest Health Care Program Harms Patients and Impairs Physicians.


On One America News Network’s “The Rick Amato Show,” Hogberg discusses how the budget deal is bad for ObamaCare (December 2014)

On One America News Network’s “The Rick Amato Show,” Hogberg makes ObamaCare predictions (December 2014)

On One America News Network’s “The Rick Amato Show,” Hogberg says Gruber’s wrong; Americans are “not that stupid” about ObamaCare (November 2014)

On Thom Hartmann’s “The Big Picture,” Hogberg notes that medical bankruptcies do exist in Britain (September 2014)

On the “Rick Amato Show,” Hogberg says the matter of ObamaCare subsidies will probably end up before the Supreme Court (July 2014)

On the “Rick Amato Show,” Hogberg dispels liberal myths about the VA health care crisis(July 2014)

On Soul of the South’s “D.C. Breakdown,” Hogberg discusses the number of ObamaCare enrollees (June 2014)

On BlazeTV’s “Wilkow!,” Hogberg discusses the demonizing of American health care (June 2014)

On BlazeTV’s “Wilkow!,” Hogberg suggests elites might benefit the most from ObamaCare (May 2014)

On Fox Business Network’s “Cavuto,” Hogberg analyzes ObamaCare enrollment numbers(April 2014)

Hogberg testifies about government-run health care before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging (March 2014)

On the Fox News Channel, Hogberg notes that President Obama’s promise of cheaper health care is not quite as clear-cut as it seems (December 2013)

On the Fox News Channel, Hogberg explains how ObamaCare subsidies for young people are not likely to live up to expectations (November 2013)

On the Fox News Channel, Hogberg discusses the lack of ObamaCare subsidies for young people (October 2013)

On the Fox News Channel, Hogberg discusses the ObamaCare “death spiral”(October 2013)

On the Fox News Channel, Hogberg discusses the many problems remaining within ObamaCare’s infrastructure(September 2013)

On KOA-Denver, Mike Rosen interviews Hogberg about his study “Why The ‘Young Invincibles’ Won’t Participate in the ObamaCare Exchanges and Why It Matters” (August 2013)


Refundable Tax Credits or Large Health Savings Accounts? Let’s Do Both (October 2015)

The Patient Freedom Act: A Roadmap for ObamaCare Opponents if Plaintiffs Win in King v. Burwell (June 2015)

ObamaCare Premium Hikes for 2016—Ignore Them at Your Own Risk (June 2015)

The ObamaCare Death Spiral Rears Its Head (May 2015)

Medicare Doc Fix Bill Is IPAB-Lite (April 2015)

SGR Repeal Bill Will Harm Medicare Patients (March 2015)

If Plaintiffs Prevail in King v. Burwell, Conservatives and Libertarians Have Many Health Care Reform Options Ready to Help People who Lose ObamaCare Subsidies (March 2015)

Three Ways Consumers Could Pay Exorbitantly Higher Premiums on the ObamaCare Exchanges in 2015 (February 2015)

Eight Lies Told By ObamaCare Supporters (December 2014)

To Bring Doctors Back to Medicare, Fix The “Doc Fix”(November 2014)

14 Ways ObamaCare Is Still a Big Mess – That You Won’t Learn from the Liberal Website Vox(November 2014)

Despite ObamaCare Supporters’ Claims, Health Insurance Plans Prior to ObamaCare Exchanges Were Neither “Crappy” Nor “Substandard” (September 2014)

Government Health Care Rewards Failure (August 2014)

Veterans Will Suffer Another Scandal As Long As Bureaucracy Runs Their Health Care (July 2014)

Intellectuals and the VA: How A Bad Idea and Bad Reporting Contributed to a Health Care Catastrophe (June 2014)

A Slacking Figure: Despite What President Obama and the Los Angeles Times Say, 3.1 Million Young Adults Have Not Received Coverage via Their Parents’ Insurance (April 2014)

ObamaCare’s 4th Anniversary: Winners and Losers and Losers and Losers and… (March 2014)

ObamaCare Exchanges: Less Choice, Higher Prices (March 2014)

Rep. Lee Terry’s H.R. 3362 Counters Administration’s Refusal to Release Missing ObamaCare Exchanges Data(January 2014)

‘Young Invincibles’ Still Won’t Get Subsidies On ObamaCare Exchange (September 2013)

ObamaCare Exchanges: Just Because You Are Eligible For a Subsidy Doesn’t Mean You Will Qualify for One (September 2013)

Why The “Young Invincibles” Won’t Participate In The ObamaCare Exchanges and Why It Matters (August 2013)

Employer Mandate Delayed Until 2015? Must Be An Election In 2014 (July 2013)

Oregon’s Coming Health Insurance Death Spiral (June 2013)

California’s Coming Health Insurance Death Spiral (June 2013)

Nice Try Democrats, But Oregonians Will Experience ‘Rate Shock’ (May 2013)

The Health Care You Get Will Depend On Your Political Clout–Speciality Drug Edition (May 2013)

IPAB’s Non-Existence Is A Problem Too (May 2013)

ObamaCare’s Medicaid Expansion–Reality Intercedes(May 2013)

Let’s Take the Wind Out of ObamaCare’s Medical Device Tax(April 2013)

ObamaCare: Where’s The Lefty Outrage? Part V (April 2013)

ObamaCare: Where’s The Lefty Outrage? Part IV (April 2013)

32% Premium Increase, Temp Firm Mutual Funds, And Other Fun With ObamaCare (March 2013)

Don’t Delay ObamaCare (March 2013)

ObamaCare: Where’s The Lefty Outrage? Part III (March 2013)

Elizabeth Warren’s Efforts At Spreading Ignorance Very Productive (March 2013)

Silly Small Businesses! Health Insurance Decisions Are For The Anointed (March 2013)

Electronic Health Records Heading For Iceberg. HHS Says ‘Full Steam Ahead!’ (March 2013)

Congress Should Repeal Limits on New Doctor-Owned Hospitals(March 2013)

Jeb Bush’s Original Idea Creates An Incentive For People To Come Illegally (March 2013)

Coming Soon: Sequester Part II(March 2013)

Reporter Examines Hospitals, Falls In Love With Government-Run Health Care (February 2013)

ObamaCare: Where’s The Lefty Outrage? Part II (February 2013)

Can We Be REALLY Hard-Headed About Preschool? (February 2013)

Government Excels At Creating Long Lines! (February 2013)

ObamaCare and Virginia: Where’s The Lefty Outrage?(February 2013)

Insurers Operating At A Loss Is A Good Thing! (February 2013)

Medicare Demonstration Projects: Hope Springs Eternal(February 2013)

The Next Exodus: Primary-Care Physicians and Medicare (August 2012)

“Medicare for All” Universal Health Care Would Not Solve the Problem of Rising Health Care Costs (September 2007)

SCHIP Expansion: Socialized Medicine on the Installment Plan(September 2007)

Sweden’s Single-Payer Health System Provides a Warning to Other Nations (May 2007)

Mental Health Parity Act Shifts Practice of Imposing Mandates from the States to the Federal Level; Likely to Raise Insurance Premiums (April 2007)

The Teachers’ Lesson: How To Scam Social Security (April 2007)

Letting Medicare “Negotiate” Drug Prices: Myths vs. Reality(January 2007)

Don’t Fall Prey to Propaganda: Life Expectancy and Infant Mortality are Unreliable Measures for Comparing the U.S. Health Care System to Others(July 2006)

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