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The Case for High-Deductible Insurance

by Scott W. Atlasvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2006

When consumers are given choices, they purchase approriately valued health insurance. Score one for the marketplace. By Scott W. Atlas.

Are Doctors Biased?

by Sally Satel, Jonathan Klickvia Policy Review
Saturday, April 1, 2006

The factors underlying disparities in treatment

Making Sense of Drug Labeling

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Monday, January 30, 2006

How the FDA makes medicine labels incomprehensible—and what’s good, and bad, about the newest proposals for reform. By Henry I. Miller.

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Reforming Malpractice Liability

by Daniel P. Kesslervia Hoover Digest
Sunday, October 30, 2005

The medical liability system functions less like a rational compensation scheme and more like a lottery. How to take luck out of the equation. By Daniel P. Kessler.

Be Afraid

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Sunday, October 30, 2005

The avian flu is already responsible for more than 60 human deaths. If it mutates into a virus transmissible between humans—a real possibility—we could see a worldwide pandemic. How to fight the flu. By Henry I. Miller.

Washington’s War on AIDS

via Hoover Digest
Sunday, October 30, 2005

The biggest weapon in the global war on AIDS? Money. President Bush has pledged $15 billion—the largest contribution from any nation in history to combat a single disease. By Jonathan Moore.

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The Twilight of Socialized Medicine?

by Jeffrey M. Jonesvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, October 30, 2005

Medicaid is gravely ill. The best place to look for a cure? The marketplace. By Jeffrey M. Jones.

Rx for Medicare

via Hoover Digest
Saturday, July 30, 2005

If you think the Social Security system is in bad shape, take a look at Medicare. How to fix one of the worst problems facing the nation. By Thomas J. Healey and Robert Steel.

Power to the Patient: Selected Health Care Issues and Policy Solutions
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Power to the Patient: Selected Health Care Issues and Policy Solutions

by Scott W. Atlasvia Hoover Institution Press
Tuesday, February 1, 2005

The debate rages on over how to cope with the rising costs of medical care—proposed solutions range from a single payer system with a broad government control to loosely defined market-driven plans. The authors look at three key elements of health care costs and offer thoughtful, realistic suggestions to help stem the tide of rising expenses for everyone.

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Pathological Science

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Sunday, January 30, 2005

Health scares based on bad data represent a growing problem. By Henry I. Miller.

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Health Care Policy Working Group


The Working Group on Health Care Policy devises public policies that enable more Americans to get better value for their health care dollar and foster appropriate innovations that will extend and improve life.