Health

A Medicare Reform Proposal Everyone Can Love: Finding Common Ground among Medicare Reformers

Medicare reform will soon be front and center in the public policy arena.  The reason:  Projections in the past two years for Medicare's deteriorating finances have triggered a legal requirement for t…

Convenient Care and Telemedicine

Telemedicine - the use of information technology for diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of patients' conditions - brings a new dimension to 21st century health care. Entrepreneurs are using the Inter…

Goodman Health Plan

To confront America's health care crisis, we do not need more spending, more regulations or more bureaucracy. We do need people, however, including every doctor and every patient. All 300 million Amer…

Medical Tourism: Global Competition in Health Care

Global competition is emerging in the health care industry.  Wealthy patients from developing countries have long traveled to developed countries for high quality medical care.  Now, a growing number…

U.S. Cancer Care Is Number One

During this presidential election season, candidates are urging Americans to radically overhaul our “broken” health care system. Before accepting the premise that the system is broken, consider the im…

Crisis of the Uninsured: 2007

Despite claims that there is a health insurance crisis in the United States, the proportion of Americans without health coverage has changed little in the past decade. The increase in the number of un…

Handbook on State Health Care Reform

Reforming health care is one of the great challenges facing our country today. Based on our experience, true transformational reform must begin in state capitols, not in the halls of Congress.

SCHIP Expansion: Robin Hood in Reverse

The State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), which covers 6.7 million children and adults, will expire in September. SCHIP consists of 50 different federal-state health plans for children (a…