Unbiased Analysis of Today's Healthcare Issues

Financing Reform…with Taxes on Tanning Salons?

The N.Y. Times reports that Democrats in the Senate are nearing the 60 votes needed to pass a health reform bill.  To do this, Democrats have made a number of concessions.  These include: abandoning a public option, prohibiting abortion coverage, and of course, long-term-care insurance to people with severe disabilities, new services for pregnant teenagers, […]

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The birth of the N.H.S.

Why did the British decide to have the government pay for health care?  Are they socialists by nature?  Were they just ahead of their time?  Did some lobbyist win the favor of government? Actually, it was done out of practicality.  World War II shifted the provision of health care from the private to the public […]

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