NCPA: Daily Policy Digest 11-24-2009

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Daily Policy Digest

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

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Health Issues

IS A TAX ON "CADILLAC" PLANS FAIR?

Taxing wealthy Americans to pay for health care -- as the House bill would do -- is bad for the economy because it would take money out of the system that could be used to invest in growing businesses, says economist John C. Goodman, President, CEO and the Kellye Wright Fellow of the National Center for Policy Analysis...

ASSOCIATED PRESS

Health Issues

HARVARD STUDY USES QUESTIONABLE METHODOLOGY, SAY CRITICS

Like unemployment, uninsurance happens to many people for short periods of time, says John C. Goodman, President, CEO and the Kellye Wright Fellow of the National Center for Policy Analysis...

HARVARD UNIVERSITY/ORLANDO SENTINEL

Health Issues

THE END OF HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNTS

Democrats want to obliterate the flexibility of insurers to design products that are tailored to suit different individual needs, say observers...

WALL STREET JOURNAL

Health Issues

HEALTH "REFORM" THAT BURDENS OUR YOUNG

Older Americans might become more eager to control spending if they faced the true costs of their health care, says columnist Robert J. Samuelson...

WASHINGTON POST

Health Issues

PLANS TO BLOCK PARTS OF REFORM COULD SIGNAL STATES' WILLINGNESS TO OPT OUT

States that plan to use bills or ballot questions to block aspects of pending health care reform legislation may also opt out of a proposed public health insurance plan, say observers...

THE HILL

Education Issues

SAVE THE VOUCHERS

The D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program, which gives low-income parents up to $7,500 so their children can attend private school, should be continued, say observers...

WASHINGTON POST

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