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The Case for Medicaid Audits to Prevent Fraud

The Case for Medicaid Audits to Prevent Fraud

Minnesotans are proud people. We’re proud to boast of our 11,842 lakes and the fact that we can survive subzero temperatures for months straight. But one thing Minnesotans can’t be proud of is our state’s questionable handling of Medicaid dollars.

The House Oversight Committee recently ...

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Why Congress Should Not Preserve Flawed Obamacare Policies

Why Congress Should Not Preserve Flawed Obamacare Policies

The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to rule on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (commonly known as “Obamacare”). In anticipation of an unfavorable Court decision, liberals in Congress and elsewhere are arguing that a repeal of Obamacare would end reforms currently in effect and that ...

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Five Devastating Effects Obamacare Will Have on Young Adults

Five Devastating Effects Obamacare Will Have on Young Adults

In anticipation of the Supreme Court’s Obamacare decision, it is important to remember that the constitutionality of the law’s individual mandate isn’t the only concern. For example, Obamacare will negatively impact many younger Americans. Here’s a list of five ways young adults will be hurt by the ...

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Medical Professionals File Major Federal Health Care Lawsuit Against Virginia

Law Enriches Established Businesses While Limiting Medical Options for Virginians 

Arlington, Va.—Should Virginia be restricting patients’ medical options simply to line the pockets of politically connected businesses?  

That is the question posed by a coalition of medical professionals who ...

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When Schools Are Like Jails Or Worse

When Schools Are Like Jails Or Worse

A 17-year-old Texas honor student has been jailedfor missing too much school. Diane Tran works both full-time and part-time jobs, in addition to taking advanced and college level courses, and her parents have split up and moved away, leaving her in charge of a younger sister, making it ...

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Should We Tax Fat?

Should We Tax Fat?

There may be an argument for taxing fat; but there is no argument for taxing foods that fat people might eat.  

I shouldn’t even have to make this observation. But as I have pointed out before, when people start thinking about health policy, their IQs fall about 15 points. In what follows, put ...

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Should the States Set Up ObamaCare Exchanges?

Should the States Set Up ObamaCare Exchanges?

Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), state governments are expected to set up health insurance exchanges through which individuals will buy their own health insurance, in many cases with substantial subsidies. Should the states comply?  In the following ...

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Political Activists Posing As "Educators"

Political Activists Posing As

Between 2000 and 2010, the California Teachers Association spent $210 million on political campaigning. More than 99% of that money went to Democrats.

An affiliate of the National Education Association, the California Teachers Association (CTA) is the Golden State's largestlabor ...

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What Americans Don't Know about Obamacare Is ALREADY Hurting Them The Kaiser Family

What Americans Don't Know about Obamacare Is ALREADY Hurting Them The Kaiser Family

Senator Jim DeMint
The Kaiser Family Foundation released their monthly health care tracking poll today.  This month’s poll includes one interesting, but inaccurate, survey question: “When the requirement that nearly all Americans have health insurance goes into effect in 2014, do you think you ...

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