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Volume 4, Number 34
October 19, 2007


In the Spotlight

False Accounting And Free Lunches Under A Single-Payer Health System

Benjamin Zycher, Ph.D., Investor's Business Daily, 10-16-07

In the ongoing debate over U.S. health care reform, the universal coverage mantra has collided, inevitably, with the cost issue: How would a substantial expansion of health care coverage be financed?
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In this week's issue:


False Accounting And Free Lunches Under A Single-Payer Health System



New study by Benjamin Zycher: Comparing Public and Private Health Insurance: Would A Single-Payer System Save Enough to Cover the Uninsured?

New study by Frank R. Lichtenberg: Why Has Longevity Increased More in Some States than in Others? The Role of Medical Innovation and Other Factors

New book by Regina Herzlinger: Who Killed Health Care: America's $1.5 Trillion Problem - and the Consumer-Driven Cure (McGraw-Hill, June 2007)

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