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Hadley Heath
Hadley Heath is a senior policy analyst at the Independent Women's Forum specializing in health care, entitlements, economics, fiscal and public policy.

Heath appears frequently in print, broadcast, and radio outlets across the country, and her work has been featured in publications including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, POLITICO, Roll Call, Real Clear Policy, The Tampa Tribune, National Review Online, Daily Caller and She also manages IWF's Health Care Lawsuits Web site. She regularly represents IWF in coalition meetings and conferences in D.C. and across the U.S.

Prior to joining IWF, Heath studied economic development and globalization with the School of International Training in Santiago, Chile. She graduated with distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a Morehead-Cain Scholar with a bachelor's degree in economics and journalism.

Heath has also been featured in several publications such as The Star and The Scholar for her accomplishments.

Entries by Hadley Heath

Medicare Reform: Scrap the SGR and Use Markets to Control Costs

(0) Comments | Posted October 30, 2014 | 3:31 PM

Competition for the biggest waste of time in Washington is fierce, but certainly the annual "doc fix" exercise deserves to be in the running.

Medicare's Sustainable Growth Rate was created in an attempt to control Medicare's costs by tying the program's reimbursement rates to economic growth as measured by...

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Leaders Dedicated to Paving a Way Forward for Health Care Policy

(0) Comments | Posted October 17, 2014 | 8:21 PM

One year ago, millions of families around the country faced a tough new reality. Notices began arriving in the mail with the grim news: Due to the implementation of Obamacare, their health care plan had been cancelled. Millions were left without healthcare or were forced into higher-priced plans with services...

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Women Want Equality, Not Parity

(4) Comments | Posted June 19, 2013 | 4:12 PM

Yesterday, I joined Huffington Post Live in a Google Hangout to discuss how occupational and career choices factor into the male-female wage gap. I saw it as a breakthrough: All of the panelists acknowledged that women have at least some personal responsibility in determining their career achievement and...

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The Clock is Turning Back on Women, But Not How You Think

(5) Comments | Posted April 11, 2013 | 7:25 PM

Hillary Clinton recently remarked that "in places around America, large and small, the clock is turning back" for women. She's right. During the past few years, many American women have had less happiness and fewer choices in terms of family, work and success.

What's behind this shift?...

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Do You Really Know What's In the Health Care Law?

(3) Comments | Posted October 9, 2012 | 5:08 PM

Our televisions are filled with Democrats and Republicans talking -- often yelling -- past each other. When it comes to health care, Democrats emphasize the benefits of the President's reforms while Republicans harp on the costs. Both have a point: Insurance coverage will expand somewhat under ObamaCare, and the law...

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