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States Show the Folly of Regulating Health Care

The Washington Times, Opinion/Editorial The health care reform freight train is steaming through Congress once again, with members poised to vote on legislation imposing new regulations on America’s health-care industry. If the experience of the states is any indication, these regulations could backfire, harming the very citizens they were designed to help.Between 1990 and 1994, […]

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Medicare Expansion: The Wrong Track

President Clinton joined congressional Democrats recently to push his plan to pry open Medicare so the “near elderly” can buy into the program. They claim that only 300,000 to 400,000 Americans will take advantage of the offer and say the plan will be fully paid for by the premiums charged to participants. Brookings Institution Fellow […]

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Medicare Expansion: The Wrong Track

President Clinton joined congressional Democrats recently to push his plan to pry open Medicare so the “near elderly” can buy into the program. They claim that only 300,000 to 400,000 Americans will take advantage of the offer and say the plan will be fully paid for by the premiums charged to participants. Brookings Institution Fellow […]

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Consensus Group Issues Advice on Implementing State Children's' Health Insurance Program

November 14, 1997 A message to the states Re: Title XXI of the Social Security Act, the State Children’s Health Insurance Program, which provides $48 billion over 10 years for health insurance for targeted uninsured children. A broad-based group of leading health policy analysts from the major market-oriented think tanks has developed the attached statement […]

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