FCC Renews Its Charter for the Consumer Advisory Committee

Today, the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission announced the renewal of the charter of the Commission’s Consumer Advisory Committee, the appointment of members for the  two-year term, and the Committee’s next meeting. The announcement selected 25 groups and individuals to participate on the committee and appointed Steve Pociask, president of ACI, as the Committee’s […]

In Health Insurance, We Cannot Have Everything All of The Time

Before passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), some of the bitterest arguments focused on the potential for death panels  that would set treatment policy, deciding which patients and which medical conditions would receive which kind of treatment, if any.  Within the scope of those rationing decisions, some feared older patients would be denied aggressive […]

FCC Chairman Appoints ACI President to the CAC

Today, the FCC announced that Chairman Wheeler has appointed membership to the Consumer Advisory Committee (CAC).  Steve Pociask (ACI president) was selected as one of CAC’s members, with Dr. Joseph Fuhr (professor of economics at Widener University and Senior Fellow at ACI) as an alternate to the CAC.