NCPA Media: Health Care

  • Apr 07, 2011

    Medical Errors Cost Health Care System Billions

    National Journal Online - As much as 45 cents out of every dollar spent on U.S. health care is related to a medical mistake, researchers reported on Thursday.


  • Apr 06, 2011

    Entitlement Reform: What Next?

    National Review Online - The Republicans have no plan to insure the uninsured. How do I know that? A New York Times editorial told me. So did Ezra Klein, writing in the Washington Post. But wait. Didn't John McCain have such a plan during the last presidential election?


  • Apr 04, 2011

    Understanding Rep. Ryan’s Plan for Medicare

    Kaiser Health News - House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., left many details to Congress when he unveiled Tuesday his plan to make major changes to Medicare as part of a fiscal 2012 budget resolution. He says his overall objective is to convert Medicare into a premium support program for which the government will spend a specific amount for beneficiaries' care, a fundamental shift from the current fee-for-service program. Backers of premium support say it is similar to the health insurance program for federal workers but others say it may not meet seniors’ needs.


  • Mar 31, 2011

    Health Wonk Review Review: One of the Strongest Yet

    Forbes.com - Jason Shafrin of Healthcare Economist hosts an unusually strong and interesting edition of Health Wonk Review.


  • Mar 28, 2011

    No Capitalism Please, We’re Health-Care Providers

    Connecticut Business News Journal - As economist Charles Phelps put it, the "health
    care system... remains the most intensively regulated sector of the U.S. economy."



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