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...

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...

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...