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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

When Illness Isn't Metaphor

by Philip R. Alpervia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, April 19, 2007

In his account of the state of health care in America, Jonathan Cohn begins with the story of a woman with a heart attack whose ambulance must bypass the hospital best able to treat her and take her instead to one with less up-to-date staff and equipment...

In the News
In the News

Durbin Wrong Again in Pushing Big Government for Medicare Expenses

with Milton Friedmanvia Human Events Online
Friday, April 20, 2007

If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert,” Nobel economist Milton Friedman once quipped, “in five years there’d be a shortage of sand..."

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Some Priorities in Reforming Health Care

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, April 15, 2007

I will make three points: the United States system of health care may not be the most efficient but people here get good value for their large spending on health care, employer-based health insurance has the frequently overlooked major advantage of providing long term insurance, and catastrophic health coverage probably should be made compulsory...