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Volume 5, Number 3
February 15, 2008


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In the Spotlight

Free to Choose?
Why Private Health Insurance Won’t Survive Under the Clinton and Obama Health Care Plans

Benjamin Zycher, Ph.D., Medical Progress Today, 2-15-08

In a moment of honesty, Professor and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, arguing in favor of a single-payer (government) system of health insurance coverage, noted that "...the public sector... sooner or later [would] have to make key decisions about medical treatment." And: "... health care—including the decision about what treatment is provided—[would become] a public responsibility." ("Medicine: Who Decides?" New York Times, December 26, 2005.)
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In this week's issue:

SPOTLIGHT

Free to Choose?

NEWS

FORUM

New Report by Tarren Bragdon
Rx NY: A Prescription for More Accessible Health Care in NY

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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