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Overhauling Medicare: What It Will Take to Attract Private Providers

J. Frogue, R. Smith, A. Fox , J. Stokes Trautwein and V. Craig Bunce
May 18, 2001

In this article, the authors' review and discuss various ways to attract private providers to participate in reforming the Medicare system.

Buyer Beware: The Failure of Single-Payer Health Care

James Frouge, David Gratzer, M.D. , Timothy Evans, Richard Teske
May 1, 2001

In this article, the authors' discuss single-payer health insurance and it's failings.  James Frouge begins by stating,

Why Price Controls on Prescription Drugs Would Harm Seniors

James Frogue
May 4, 1999

In this article, author James Frogue explains why the assumption that price controls on prescription drugs for senior citizens and medicare beneficiaries in an attempt to lower drug prices without

Using the Breaux-Frist Medicare Proposals to Craft Solid Medicare Reform

Robert E. Moffit, Ph.D.
March 1, 2001

In this Backgrounder, the author notes that Senators John Breaux (D-LA) and Bill Frist (RTN) have introduced two Medicare reform bills that are refreshing examples of bipartisanship on&nb

Vermont's Plan To Control Drug Prices For Seniors: A Bad Prescription

James Frogue
April 12, 2001

States that are considering ways to improve seniors' access to prescription drugs should not be quick to follow Vermont's lead.

How Health Care Tax Credits for Families Would Supplement Employment-Based Coverage. Summary

Stuart M. Butler, Ph. D.
March 16, 2001

In this Heritage Foundation Backgrounder, the author examines a number of legislative proposals on Capitol Hill and how they would provide uninsured workers with a tax credit to help

How Health Care Tax Credits for Families Would Supplement Employment-Based Coverage

Stuart M. Butler, Ph.D.
March 1, 2001

In this Backgrounder for Heritage, the author writes that a number of legislative proposals on Capitol Hill have been offered that would provide uninsured workers with a tax credit t

Top Ten Ways to Fix America's Health Insurance Market

James Frogue
February 1, 2001
In this Heritage Foundation Backgrounder, Frogue notes that President George W. Bush inherited many problems when becoming the nation's chief executive.

Top Ten Ways to Fix America's Health Insurance Market: Summary

James Frogue
February 16, 2001

Congress and the Bush Administration must work together to ensure equity in the tax code for those who do not have access to employer-based coverage.

Why the Texas HMO Liability Law is Not a Proven Model for Congress

James R. Frogue
March 1, 2000

In this article, author James R.

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