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Add Missouri to 25 States Seeking Protection from Federal Health Care Mandates

Representative Jones & Senator Cunningham to Hold Press Conference Regarding Filing of the Missouri Health Care Freedom Act

Proposed Measure Would Add Missouri to 25+ States Seeking to Protect their Citizens from Federal Health Care Mandates & to Protect their Right to Choose Their Own ...

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New CRS Report Shows Government Already Controls 60 percent of Health Care in the U.S.

New CRS Report Shows Government Already Controls 60 percent of Health Care in the U.S.

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, M.D. (R-OK) released the following statement today regarding a new reportby the non-partisan Congressional Research Service (CRS) that shows that 60 percent of health care spending in the U.S. ($1.35 trillion out of $2.24 trillion) is controlled by ...

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Healthcare Freedom or Healthcare Bureaucracy?

The Daily Bell

The U.S. Preventive Task Force caused quite a stir recently when they revised their recommendations on the frequency and age for women to get mammograms. Many have speculated on the timing for this government-funded report, with the Senate vote on health care looming, and cost ...

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Ex-Con Counts on "Faith Community" to Pass Health Care

Ex-Con Counts on

The media furor over the White House state dinner crashers ignores the convicted felon who was invited to attendwith the approval of Obama's inner circle. The ex-convict, Robert B. Creamer, is a friend of White House adviser David Axelrod and the husband of Democratic Rep. Jan Schakowsky of ...

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Breast Cancer Screening, Health Insurance, And Health Care Reform

Stephen Hyde

The new breast cancer screening guidelines released last week, along with the supporting study, are among the most disputatious medical recommendations in recent memory. Critics on the right charge government rationing, while those on the left suspect an insurance company conspiracy to ...

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The Proper Role Of Government In Health Care Reform and Consumer Markets

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 ...

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Reid Health Care Bill Funded By Medicare Cuts, Tax on Cadillac Plans

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 ...

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Support for Health Care Plan Falls to New Low

Support for Health Care Plan Falls to New Low

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.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 56%now ...

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Creating a Health Care Market

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 ...

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