NCPA: Daily Policy Digest 11-05-2009

National Center for Policy Analysis

National Center for Policy Analysis

Daily Policy Digest

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Health Issues

REPUBLICAN HEALTH PLAN WOULD REDUCE PREMIUMS, CUT DEFICIT

The Republican health care plan would reduce health care premiums and cut the deficit by $68 billion over ten years, according to the Congressional Budget Office...

WASHINGTON EXAMINER

Health Issues

BAUCUS BILL DOES NOT BEND THE COST CURVE

The Baucus health care reform bill will not lower costs but instead add to the deficit, increase total health spending and add costs and deliver little savings to consumers, according to a report from the Lewin Group...

HERITAGE FOUNDATION

Health Issues

THE COSTS OF DEFENSIVE MEDICINE

Doctors say the price of defensive medicine and malpractice insurance accounts for up to 10 percent of health care spending...

ASSOCIATED PRESS

Health Issues

THE PUBLIC'S BEST OPTION: LESS GOVERNMENT, MORE CHOICE

When compulsion takes the place of competition, the result is invariably less choice at higher cost, says columnist Jeff Jacoby...

JEWISH WORLD REVIEW

Health Issues

THE HEALTH CARE DISASTER IN CANADA

We cannot cover 36 million new patients without more doctors and nurses, much less with the declining census of medical professionals the Canadian experience points to, say columnists Dick Morris and Eileen McGann...

JEWISH WORLD REVIEW

Economic Issues

TEN PRINCIPLES FOR TAX REFORM: PRINCIPLE THREE

Tax bases should be broad, tax rates low and exemptions and concessions few, says Robert Carling, a Senior Fellow at the Center for Independent Study...

POLICY

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