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What Medicare for All would Mean for Us All

By on September 17, 2019
What Medicare for All would Mean for Us All

by CHARLES BLAHOUS

Medicare for All would involve an unprecedented expansion of federal government expenditures and tax burdens.

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What Every American Should Know about Our Health Care System

By on September 17, 2019
What Every American Should Know about Our Health Care System

by GAIL R WILENSKY

We can spend less – we just cannot spend less and still have as easy an access to the open-ended, technically-advanced, sophisticated health care delivery system that we have had in the past. 

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So Far, So Good

By on November 11, 2015 with 0 Comments
So Far, So Good

by GAIL WILENSKY

When the Medicare Modernization Act was signed into law in December 2003, there were many predictions of problems implementing the new drug benefit.

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From Barefoot Doctors to Red Envelopes

By on November 11, 2015 with 0 Comments
From Barefoot Doctors to Red Envelopes

by MICHAEL TANNER

China’s health care system is weighed down by a legacy of government control.

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Should SCHIP be Expanded?

By on November 11, 2015 with 0 Comments
Should SCHIP be Expanded?

by OLYMPIA J. SNOWE

Yes, the program is working, and America’s families need the coverage.

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Should SCHIP be Expanded?

By on November 11, 2015 with 0 Comments
Should SCHIP be Expanded?

by DAVE CAMP

No, it will result in bigger government, not better care for our children.

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The Backpage: Above All, Try Something

By on November 11, 2015 with 0 Comments
The Backpage: Above All, Try Something

by LOU ZICKAR

It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.

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Polling the Risk Takers

By on October 29, 2015 with 0 Comments
Polling the Risk Takers

by CARL J. SCHRAMM, PH.D. & ROBERT LITAN, PH.D.

What entrepreneurs really want the government to do.

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Strengthening Health Care

By on October 21, 2015 with 0 Comments
Strengthening Health Care

by TOMMY G. THOMPSON

Reforming Medicaid must be a priority next year.

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Suburban Health Care

By on October 8, 2015 with 0 Comments
Suburban Health Care

by NANCY L. JOHNSON

The legislative agenda developed by the suburban caucus is meant to address our everyday concerns: the safety of our children at school, congested and overcrowded roads, and dwindling open space, for instance.

At the very top of that agenda is health care. Seniors enjoying their retirement, couples raising children, and individuals in the suburbs face barriers to quality, affordable health care.

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