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John R. Graham
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John R. Graham is Senior Fellow at The Independent Institute. He has served as Vice President of Research, Payment and Health Care Delivery Policy at the Advanced Medical Technology Association; Director of Health Care Studies at the Pacific Research Institute; Executive Director of the Benjamin Rush Society; Director of Health and Pharmaceutical Policy Research at the Fraser Institute; Assistant Vice President at Kidder, Peabody Securities Company; Associate at Goldman Sachs and Company; Political and Military Analyst for the United Nations Operation in Somalia; Development Consultant for Covenant House Vancouver; and Captain in the Canadian Army.

He received his Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in economics and commerce from the Royal Military College of Canada and his M.B.A. from the University of Cologne, Germany. He is also Senior Fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis and the Fraser Institute as well as Adjunct Fellow for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.

He is the author of a numerous studies, including Leviathan's Drug Problem: Increasing Patients' Choices Through International Competition in Pharmaceutical Regulation; Taxing Health Insurance: How Much Do States Earn?; U.S. Index of Health Ownership; and Medicare Advantage or Medicare Monopoly?, and he is the editor of the book, What States Can Do to Reform Health Care: A Free Market Primer.

His articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Washington Post, National Review, and elsewhere, and he regularly appears on various national radio and TV programs.

John Graham Discusses Health Care Reform July 8, 2010

Obamacare: Built to Fall Apart January 30, 2014
John R. Graham on WTPL radio’s Bulldog Live Show November 20, 2013
John R. Graham on the National Taxpayer Union’s Speaking of Taxpayers November 8, 2013

Reform Healthcare to Make Hobby Lobby Irrelevant July 14, 2014
The VA Scandal Shows the Problem with Government-Run Healthcare June 10, 2014
Don’t Let Obamacare Enrollment Numbers Bury the Hard Facts June 6, 2014
A 2003 Law Blunts the Worst of Obamacare May 19, 2014
Flaws in the Senate GOP’s Obamacare Replacement April 23, 2014
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Medicare Fees: The RUC Is Bad, but There’s No Point in Regulating It August 28, 2014
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