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British model a free-market fix for embattled U.S. health care


Great Britain’s health care system has often been cited by the Left as a model for the United States, but policymakers there are figuring out that top-down, government-centric systems cannot top free-market competition By John Wood When conservatives and proponents of a free market based healthcare system refer to the Britain’s National Health Service, it is not usually to derive ...

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The next massive unfunded health care mandate is on its way


A massive new medical coding system will take effect Oct. 1, barring congressional action and concurrence by the president, yet too many doctor’s offices and government agencies aren’t ready to make the transition, and that’s going to affect care delivery and patient billing The hits to the nation’s health care system just keep on coming, and this next one is ...

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In deep blue Vermont, health care choice makes its debut


Vermont’s Democratic governor was pushing hard for a single-payer health care system in the Green Mountain State but economic realities set in and he abandoned it, possibly paving the way for a free-market system built on choice Mention “health care” and “choice” in the same sentence to someone these days and you’re liable to get a confused look from an ...

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