Illinois Policy Institute

When You Need a Hospital, Will It Be There?

August 5, 2010

In this spotlight, the unsigned author(s) note that in 1974, a federal law gave states incentives to create Certificate of Need (CON) programs, which regulate the creation of new hospitals and he

A Health Care Reform Agenda for Illinois

John McClaughry, Greg Blankenship and Michael Van Winkle
November 1, 2004

In this report, the authors' write;

First, Do No Harm: Why American Health Care Policy is Failing and How to Fix It

Randall J. Pozdena
January 1, 2004

It is obvious to most Americans that healthcare has become progressively more expensive and less accessible with each passing decade.  Not surprisingly, politicians today are calli

College Retirees vs. Colleges: SURS’ Costs to Surpass All other Higher Education Spending

May 27, 2011

Policy makers struggling to protect higher education appropriations may be surprised to learn this fact: The total cost of the State Universities Retirement System (SURS) in 2012 will exceed the

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