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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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  • 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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  • Abolish the Filibuster? Maybe We Should0

    • July 10, 2016

    Should freedom advocates support the U.S. Senate’s “filibuster” rule? The traditional answer has been “yes.” But we might want to take another look. The Senate’s filibuster system allows individual Senators to block legislative action by making long speeches (i.e., “filibuster”) on the floor. When several Senators take turns speaking, they can block legislative action indefinitely.

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  • Will passing Amendment 69 lead to a doctor strike?

    Will passing Amendment 69 lead to a doctor strike?1

    • April 26, 2016

    Passage of Amendment 69 would change the Colorado Constitution to give an entity called ColoradoCare the right to set prices for all medical services provided by any health provider licensed by the state. This includes physicians. What if ColoradoCare sets prices too low? Hospitals can provide lower quality care, let facilities deteriorate, and stop investing

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