NCPA: Daily Policy Digest 11-20-2009

National Center for Policy Analysis

National Center for Policy Analysis

Daily Policy Digest

Friday, November 20, 2009

Health Issues

PLASTIC SURGEONS CRY FOUL OVER "BOTAX" PROPOSAL IN SENATE HEALTH BILL

A "botax" will reduce demand for plastic surgery, says Devon Herrick, a health economist with the National Center for Policy Analysis...

KAISER HEALTH NEWS

Health Issues

HOW WILL HEALTH CARE REFORM AFFECT STUDENT COVERAGE?

Provisions in the health care overhaul would attempt to overcharge young individuals' health insurance rates to subsidize the cost of older individuals' rates, says Devon Herrick, a health economist and senior fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis...

COMMONWEALTH TIMES (RICHMOND, VIRGINIA)

Economic Issues

JOBS REPORTS "RIDDLED WITH INACCURACIES"

The Obama Administration's figures on jobs created or saved by the federal $787 billion stimulus package are unreliable, according to observers...

USA TODAY

Health Issues

THE REID BILL: "HOLY WAR?"

When state mandates are added in, the true cost of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-Nev.) health care bill is closer to $2.5 billion, says Michael F. Cannon, director of health policy studies with the Cato Institute...

POLITICO.COM

Health Issues

"SICK LEAVE" MANDATES WE CAN ILL AFFORD

Bills to require sick leave have never passed Congress because they don't make sense, says Diana Furchtgott-Roth, an adjunct fellow at the Manhattan Institute...

REAL CLEAR MARKETS

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