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  • Foreign health care is no model for the United States

    Foreign health care is no model for the United States0

    • September 21, 2017

    by Linda Gorman Repealing ObamaCare would produce better outcomes for patients, those who care for them, and those who pay their bills. To understand why, policy makers must recognize that national expenditures on health care are not the same as health care costs, admit that international comparisons omitting the costs of waiting lists are invalid,

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  • ObamaCare is a success … at sucking vast sums of money from the private sector

    ObamaCare is a success … at sucking vast sums of money from the private sector0

    • August 7, 2017

    ObamaCare forces the purchase of health insurance without regard to its price, quality, or value. Federal policies that increase coverage increase the amount of money flowing to special interests. Federal policies that decrease coverage mean more money for private households. No wonder both ObamaCare supporters and Obamacare reformers evaluate proposed changes on whether they increase or decrease coverage.

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  • We don’t need Obamacare to cover those with pre-existing conditions

    We don’t need Obamacare to cover those with pre-existing conditions0

    • June 13, 2017

    Properly structured stand-alone high risk pools and medically underwritten individual health policies guaranteed coverage for more than a decade before ObamaCare.

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  • ObamaCare has failed patients with pre-existing conditions

    ObamaCare has failed patients with pre-existing conditions0

    • May 16, 2017

    There are many ways to provide medical care for people with pre-existing conditions. Real world experience shows that some work better than others. Properly structured stand-alone high risk pools and medically underwritten individual health policies guaranteed coverage for more than a decade before ObamaCare. They cost much less and provided more flexible coverage. Why not repeal ObamaCare and introduce new and improved structures based on past successes?

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  • Why the Republican version of ObamaCare is a sham

    Why the Republican version of ObamaCare is a sham0

    • March 14, 2017

    The people who crafted the Republican ObamaCare reform bill seem to want to help. They promise other reforms will be coming. Trust us, they say, we’re from the (new) government, and we’re here to help.

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  • How flawed government health coverage incentives lead to poor quality care

    How flawed government health coverage incentives lead to poor quality care0

    • February 10, 2017

    by Linda Gorman Data from the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) and the Colorado Hospital Association show that government health programs are not paying their way. Colorado’s Medicaid program pays 75 percent of its patients’ hospital costs. Medicare pays just 72 percent. People who pay for their own health care pay 158

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