Today Avik Roy of Forbes kindly provided me with a forum for responding to some of the questions that have arisen about my study showing that the 2010 health care reform law will add substantially to federal deficits.
The full paper, again, is here.
The Forbes blog is here.
Excerpts from the Forbes blog post:
The paper was subject to a double-blind peer review process, which means I did not know who was reviewing the paper, and the reviewers did not know who had written it. Prior to this review process, I also independently had the paper reviewed by several fellow federal budget and health care financing experts to confirm that the analysis was correct. Few of the criticisms of the paper have been substantive. I do not believe the few substantive criticisms hold water for the following reasons: