NCPA: Daily Policy Digest 10-23-2009

National Center for Policy Analysis

National Center for Policy Analysis

Daily Policy Digest

Friday, October 23, 2009

Health Issues

CANADIAN PATIENTS FEEL WAIT OF THE WORLD

A group in British Columbia has offered medical waiting-list insurance to members whose government treatment is on hold -- another example of why state-run health care must be avoided, say observers...

INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILY

Health Issues

HOUSE BILL RAISES, NOT LOWERS, HEALTH CARE COSTS

If ObamaCare passed, the legislation would, as President Obama promised, bend the health care cost curve. but in the wrong direction, say experts...

HERITAGE FOUNDATION

Health Issues

SCHIP BAIT AND SWITCH

The Baucus health care reform plan either puts states into fiscal jeopardy or provides another budget gimmick to avoid paying the full cost of the legislation through the treatment of the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), according to researcher Dennis G. Smith...

HERITAGE FOUNDATION

Education Issues

HIGHER EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC MOBILITY

Enrolling in a community college and earning a two-year degree or certificate in high-return fields such as health care, computer science or building trades can open a pathway to well above-average-and rising-earnings, says Diana Furchgott-Roth of the Manhattan Institute...

REALCLEARMARKETS.COM

International Issues

THE END OF ENTITLEMENT

The United Kingdom could do four things to reform its welfare system, say observers...

REFORM

International Issues

FOSTERING AN EFFICIENT AND RESPONSIVE FOOD ACCESS PIPELINE

There are a number of financial tools that could be used to improve the effectiveness of food-assistance agencies, according to report...

MILKEN INSTITUTE

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