Written by Stephen Hyde
In Part 1, I describe the market failure that has caused all the major problems in our dysfunctional health care system. Part 2recommends straightforward government regulatory reforms that will correct this failure. Now, Part 3 describes how these market reforms will allow all Americans-finally and ...
Written by TaxFoundation.org
Other Financing Provisions of $848 Billion Plan Include Increase in Medicare Tax Rate for High-Income Earners, Tax Hikes on Health Care Sector
Washington, DC, November 23 2009- The $848 billion health care reform legislation unveiled by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid last week is financed ...
Written by Heritage.org
Just 38% of voters now favor the health care plan proposed by President Obama and congressional Democrats. That's the lowest level of support measured for the plan in nearly two dozen tracking polls conducted since June.
Written by Stephen Hyde
This is Part 2 of Stephen Hyde's series on The Proper Role of Government in Health Care Reform.
I wrote in Part 1 that medical care is an economic good. More specifically, it is a consumer good delivered directly to patients, primarily in the form of services. Experience has taught us that the ...
Written by Jim Simpson - Examiner.com
This Congress is beneath contempt. What they are poised to pass - yes I know this is just a procedural vote, but everything turns on it - is an abomination. Since Lincoln and Landrieu have been bought off it is now sure to pass. Landrieu cost the taxpayer $100 million. I ...
Written by National Taxpayers Union - NTU.org
The nation's oldest taxpayer group slammed the Senate for moving forward with debate on Majority Leader Harry Reid's enormous health care "reform" legislation. Packed to the gills with tax hikes, more government spending, and damaging regulations, this bill would add tremendous burdens to taxpayers ...
Written by JudicialWatch.org
Although its illegal to use federal money to pay for abortions, the gargantuan healthcare bill presented this week by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will levy a new "abortion premium" fee on Americans in the government-run insurance plan.
Written by RSN
Senator Webb and Senator Warner voted tonight to "radically expand government control over private health care decisions by voting YEA to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R. 3590 and bring discussion to an end.
Written by Senator Tom Coburn, M.D.
Josh Trent - Legislative Assistant for Health Policy
U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, M.D.
Sen. Coburn used this breakdown of the Democrat's health bill just a few moments ago on the Senate Floor.
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0 - provisions guaranteeing taxpayers do not finance abortion