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 television news programs, including appearances on Fox News, Fox Business, MSNBC, CNBC, Bloomberg, PBS, 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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- Obamacare Drives UnitedHealth To Downsize Its Medicare Physician Networks, Forbes.com, 11-18-13
- Obama to Nation: If You Like Your Plan, You Can Keep Your Plan, Forbes.com, 11-15-13
- Key Memo Details 'Limitless' Privacy Risks To Obamacare's Website, Forbes.com, 11-12-13
- The Obamacare Exchange Scorecard, Forbes.com, 11-12-13
- Obama's Misleading Obamacare 'Apology', National Review Online, 11-08-13
- 49-State Analysis: Obamacare To Increase Individual-Market Premiums By Average Of 41%, Forbes.com, 11-04-13
- On Sept. 5 Test of ACA Website, Govt. Staffers 'Secretly Rooted For It To Fail', Forbes.com, 11-03-13
- The Truth Comes Out: Obamacare's Website Enrolled A Grand Total Of Six People On Oct. 1, Forbes.com, 11-02-13
- Obama Officials In 2010: 93 Million Will Be Unable To Keep Their Plans, Forbes.com, 10-31-13
- White House Delays Obamacare's Individual Mandate By Six Weeks, Forbes.com, 10-24-13
- Obamacare's Website Is Crashing Because It Doesn't Want You To Know How Costly Its Plans Are, Forbes.com, 10-14-13
- How Rate Shock Caused Obamacare's Web Crash, National Review Online, 10-14-13
- How Obamacare's Exchanges Turned Into A 'Third World Experience', Forbes.com, 10-09-13
- Three Key Questions For Obamacare's Rollout, Forbes.com, 10-09-13
- Listen To The People On Obamacare, Al Jazeera America, 10-02-13
- Putting Obamacare's Launch in Perspective, National Review Online, 10-01-13
- Only One-Third of Americans Support Repealing, Defunding, or Delaying Obamacare, Forbes.com, 09-30-13
- Obamacare Will Increase Avg. Premiums By 99% For Men, 62% For Women, Forbes.com, 09-25-13
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