Heritage Foundation

Congress Should End Confusion Over Medicare Private Contracting (summary)

Robert E. Moffit, Ph.D.
February 18, 2000
As a result of a provision in

Patient's Bill of Rights: Prescription for Massive Regulation (summary)

John S. Hoff
February 29, 2000

This article addresses the Patient's Bill of Rights currently in legislation by a House-Senate conference committee and the expansion of government control over the delivery of health care and its

Flawed Federal Land Use Report

Wendell Cox and Ronald Utt
May 8, 2000

Urging caution as a result of the skewed 2000 census, the authors argue that the federal government's land use program to preserve open space and combat "sprawl" is misguided at best.

Principled Mental Health System Reform

Timothy A. Kelly
January 7, 2000

in this Backgrounder, Timothy Kelly writes that an estimated 5.6 million Americans suffer from severe mental illness.

Health Care: Improving Consumer Choice and Access

Carrie J. Gavora and Robert E. Moffitt
June 1, 1999

In summary, this article discusses the issues related to health care costs, physician/specialist availability or lack thereof and what needs to be done in 1999.  Author's Carrie J.

The Candidate's Briefing Book: Health Care

John C. Liu and Robert Moffit
January 1, 1996

In this document, the authors argue that Congress should allow patients to contract privately with doctors, hospitals, and other medical providers.

The Candidate's Briefing Book: Health Care

John C. Liu and Robert Moffit
October 23, 1999

In this birefing book, the authors find that, 

Uninsured Rates Rise Dramatically in States with Strictest Health Insurance Regulations (part 2)

Melinda L. Schriver and Grace-Marie Arnett
August 1, 1998

Decrease in Private Individual Insurance Market Coverage.

Uninsured Rates Rise Dramatically in States with Strictest Health Insurance Regulations (part 3)

Melinda L. Schriver and Grace-Marie Arnett
August 1, 1998

The results examined in this study show that regulation at the state and federal levels is counter-productive in responding to the challenge of increasing access to health insurance in

What to Do about Uninsured Children (part 1)

Carrie J. Gavora
April 22, 1997

Americans of all political persuasions are understandably concerned about the fact that millions of children lack the protection of health insurance.  To be sure, many of these chi

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