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Health Care's Dirty Half Dozen
Posted By Conn Carroll On April 2, 2009 @ 3:16 pm In Obamacare | Comments Disabled
As conservatives we believe a better functioning, more competitive, and transparent marketplace would cover more people and deliver the higher-value care we seek. Judging by his policy proposals , it appears that President Barack Obama has a different vision . Yesterday, the the Health Policy Consensus Group, a coalition of experts from market-oriented think tanks (including the American Enterprise Institute, the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest, the Ethics and Public Policy Center, the Galen Institute, The Heritage Foundation, the Independence Institute, the Institute for Policy Innovation, the Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation, the National Center for Policy Analysis, and the Pacific Research Institute) released a joint Statement on Health Reform  identifying six flawed prescriptions for radical change should not be accepted as part of any serious and sustainable health reform proposal:
For For an extended critique of each of these policy proposals, read the full Health Policy Consensus Group statement here .
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URLs in this post:
 77% of Americans: http://ceg.files.cms-plus.com/FileDownloads/The_Missing_Perspective_(UPDATED).pdf
 access to and rising costs of health care: http://www.gallup.com/poll/25483/Cost-Access-Seen-Most-Urgent-Health-Problems.aspx
 policy proposals: http://www.heritage.org/Research/HealthCare/bg2197.cfm
 Statement on Health Reform: http://www.galen.org/component,8/action,show_content/id,14/category_id,0/blog_id,1185/type,33/
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