Evaluating Senator Dole's Health Care Plan

Policy Backgrounders | Health

No. 132
Wednesday, August 10, 1994
by Peter J. Ferrara

The Dole proposal avoids most of the bad features of the Clinton health care plan and its various derivatives.  A true market-based alternative, it includes many of the reform ideas developed by the National Center for Policy Analysis.  However, the proposal's unnecessary, counterproductive insurance regulations need to be replaced, and details of its positive reforms can be significantly improved.  This backgrounder discusses what is right in the Dole plan, why it is superior to Clinton-style plans and how it can be improved.

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