Posts Tagged ‘Health’

Yes We Can … Without Big Government

Cross-posted from State House Call. The  Cato Institute has released a new report from Michael F. Cannon, which offers a solid alternative to a government takeover of health care. Here’s the first paragraph: In March 2009, President Barack Obama said, “If there is a way of getting this done where we’re driving down costs and [...]

A Clothing-store Riot and Today’s Health Reform

Cross-posted from State House Call. What does reform legislation envisioned in Congress have in common with a chaotic day at an Ohio clothing store? A lot, says Gary Palmer, president of the Alabama Policy Institute. According to media reports, a woman pulled up to a Burlington Coat Factory in a Hummer limousine, walked to the [...]

Use Tort Reform to Increase Access to Health Care

Cross-posted from State House Call. Joe Nixon recalls what Texas has done with medical malpractice reform, and suggests that other states do the same. “These common-sense reforms,” he says, “have led to a massive increase in the accessibility of health care in Texas, huge growth in the capital infrastructure of hospitals and clinics, hundreds of [...]

Nurses Beware! Don’t Let Your Union Win Health Care

Cross-posted from State House Call. On September 10, Mark Mix of the National Right to Work Committee wrote in the Wall Street Journal that the health-reform bills currently under consideration in Congress will result in forced unionization of health-care workers, especially those employed in hospitals or as in-home health aids. On September 29, Holman Jenkins [...]

10 Ideas, Not 1,000 Pages

Cross-posted from State House Call. Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-Louisiana) offers the conservative case for health reform in today’s Washington Post. No doubt even conservatives will find something to disagree with in there, but it’s a start, and general better than what passes for reform in the majority proposals in Congress. Here’s what I think may [...]