NCPA: Daily Policy Digest 11-13-2009

National Center for Policy Analysis

National Center for Policy Analysis

Daily Policy Digest

Friday, November 13, 2009

Health Issues

MEDICARE PLAGUED BY WASTE, FRAUD, ABUSE

Medicare does not regularly review bills for accuracy and to prevent fraud, says Kevin Wrege, regional state affairs director for the Council for Affordable Health Insurance in Alexandria, Virginia...

HEARTLAND INSTITUTE

Economic Issues

STIMULUS JOB BOOST IN MASS. EXAGGERATED, REVIEW FINDS

The federal stimulus report for Massachusetts has so many errors, missing data or estimates instead of actual job counts that it may be impossible to accurately tally how many people have been employed by the massive infusion of federal money, say observers...

BOSTON GLOBE

Regulatory Issues

END CLINTON-ERA MILITARY BASE GUN BAN

Gun bans end up disarming potential victims and not criminals, say observers...

WASHINGTON TIMES

State and Local Issues

BEYOND CALIFORNIA: STATES IN FISCAL PERIL

Nine other states are set to face California's fiscal challenges, according to report...

PEW CENTER ON THE STATES

Economic Issues

TRADE WRONGLY BLAMED FOR UNEMPLOYMENT

The large majority of Americans who lose their jobs each year are not displaced by trade, says Daniel Griswold, director of the Center for Trade Policy Studies at the Cato Institute...

CATO INSTITUTE

Health Issues

DON'T LET THEM BUY POLICIES

Insurance for illegal immigrants means longer waits and higher costs, says Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform...

USA TODAY

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