Avik Roy is a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute. In 2012, Roy served as a health care policy adviser to Mitt Romney. He is editor and principal author of The Apothecary, the influential Forbes blog on health care policy and entitlement reform. MSNBC's Chris Hayes calls The Apothecary "one of the best takes from conservatives on that set of issues." Ezra Klein of the Washington Post calls The Apothecary one of the few "blogs I disagree with [that] I check daily."
In addition, Roy writes a weekly column for National Review Online on politics and policy. He is a frequent guest on Fox News, Fox Business, MSNBC, CNBC, and HBO. His work has also appeared in The Atlantic, USA Today, National Affairs, and The American Spectator, among other publications.
At the Manhattan Institute, Roy's research interests include the Affordable Care Act, universal coverage, entitlement reform, international health systems, and FDA policy. Roy is the founder of Roy Healthcare Research, an investment research firm in New York. Previously, he served as an analyst and portfolio manager at Bain Capital, J.P. Morgan, and other firms.
He was born and raised near Detroit, Michigan, and graduated from high school in San Antonio, Texas. USA Today named him to its All-USA High School Academic First Team, honoring the top 20 high school seniors in the country. Roy attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he studied molecular biology, and the Yale University School of Medicine.
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- How a GOP Gov. Walked Arizona into Obamacare's Medicaid Expansion Trap, Forbes.com's "The Apothecary",
- The Medicaid Deniers, National Review Online, 05-14-13
- Four Reasons Why The Oregon Medicaid Results Are Even Worse Than They Look, Forbes.com, 05-13-13
- Oregon Study: Medicaid 'Had No Significant Effect' On Health Outcomes vs. Being Uninsured, Forbes.com, 05-02-13
- Florida Senate Republicans Vote to Expand Obamacare and Medicaid, Rejecting House's Free-Market Alternative, Forbes.com, 05-01-13
- Replacing Obamacare With High-Risk Pools, National Review Online, 04-27-13
- GOP's Dave Camp: Why Not Put All Federal Employees Onto Obamacare's Exchanges?, National Review Online, 04-26-13
- Congress, Fearing 'Brain Drain,' Seeks to Opt Out of Participating in Obamacare's Exchanges, Forbes.com, 04-25-13
- Michigan's Legislature Resists Its Governor's Call to Approve Obamacare's Medicaid Expansion, Forbes.com, 04-20-13
- Medicaid Isn't Only Option For Michigan, Detroit News, 04-18-13
- Florida's Innovative, Consumer-Driven Replacement for Obamacare's Medicaid Expansion, Forbes.com, 04-12-13
- Should Arkansas Take the Obamacare Medicaid Deal? Probably Not, Forbes.com, 04-03-13
- The Arkansas-Obamacare Medicaid Deal: Far Less Than It First Appeared, Forbes.com, 04-01-13
- Yes, Health Care is a Right -- An Individual Right, Forbes.com, 03-28-13
- Year Four of the Obamacare Era, National Review Online, 03-27-13
- CMS on Obamacare's Health Insurance Exchanges: 'Let's Just Make Sure It's Not a Third-World Experience', Forbes.com, 03-22-13
- The Ryan Plan, Take Three, National Review Online, 03-07-13
- Obamacare's Exchange-Based Health Insurance Will Be Better Than Medicaid. But How Much Costlier?, Forbes.com, 03-05-13
- Arkansas and HHS Agree to Expand Coverage with Exchanges, Not Medicaid; 'A Whole New Ballgame', Forbes.com, 02-27-13
- Conservative Blind Spots, National Review Online, 02-26-13
- Florida's Legislature, Not Its Governor, Will Determine Medicaid Expansion's Fate, Forbes.com, 02-25-13
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