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The Concentration and Persistence in the Level of Health Expenditures over Time: Estimates for the U.S. Population, 2008-2009

Sunday, January 1, 2012

By Steven B. Cohen, Ph.D. and William Yu, MA McCaughey: The true purpose of the Obama health law’s mandate is to force healthy people to buy expensive health…

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McCaughey: Supreme Court Will Strike Down Obama’s Healthcare Law

Monday, November 14, 2011

By Martin Gould The Supreme Court’s decision to consider whether President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law is constitutional is good for a nation that has been in legal…

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Ohio’s No Vote a Stinging Rejection of Obama Health Law

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Betsy McCaughey This week’s decisive vote in Ohio is a bellwether of the 2012 presidential election. With few exceptions, no presidential candidate has won the nation without winning…

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Cooking the Books on Grandma’s Health Care

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey The British medical journal Lancet reported last month that 32% of elderly American patients undergo surgery in the year before they die, a statistic culled…

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Healthcare Spending Pits Elderly Against Illegal Aliens

Monday, October 31, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey The culture war is moving from when life begins to how it should end. Like a drum beat, supporters of the Obama agenda are protesting…

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Slashing Doc Pay

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

By Scott Gottlieb A key government panel voted this month to whack what Medicare pays most doctors to treat patients. It’s an important step on the path to…

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Likelihood That a Woman With Screen-Detected Breast Cancer Has Had Her ‘Life Saved’ by That Screening

Monday, October 24, 2011

Welch: “Thus the probability that a 50-year old woman with screen detected breast cancer avoids a breast cancer death because of mammography is 13% (250/1910)….This probability also rises…

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Outside Panel Backs Prostate Test Advisory

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

McCaughey: American men should disregard this dangerous change of guidance. The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force has no oncologists or urologists among its members. It is unqualified to…

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Don’t Let America Become a Medicaid Nation

Friday, October 7, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey America is in danger of becoming a Medicaid nation. It will bankrupt our government, make private health plans unaffordable, and rob the elderly of the…

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Unfair to Rap Perry for Uninsured in Texas

Monday, October 3, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey In the presidential debates and in media profiles, Gov. Rick Perry is under fire for allegedly failing to meet the healthcare needs of Texans. Assailants…

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Cancer Care’s Rationers

Monday, October 3, 2011

WSJ Review and Outlook The Lancet last week published the findings of its international 37-expert commission on “Delivering Affordable Cancer Care in High-Income Countries.” The prestigious British medical…

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McCaughey: Obama Had to Send Health Law to High Court

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

By Martin Gould The Obama administration had no choice but to refer challenges to its signature healthcare law direct to the Supreme Court. Without that decision, uncertainty could…

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McCaughey: Surge in Costs Start Of Obamacare Disaster

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

A new report claims that Obamacare is only negligibly responsible for the surge in health insurance premiums this year, but former New York Lt. Gov. and healthcare expert…

New York Times Takes a Fall for the President

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey The New York Times took a fall for President Barack Obama, running a front page headline today:  “Young Adults Make Gains in Health Insurance Coverage.”…

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Obama Health Law Raises Important Constitutional Issues

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey Contrary to the headlines, the 4th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals did not “uphold” the constitutionality of the Obama health law’s mandatory insurance provision last…

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Health ‘Reform’ Has Sent Costs Soaring

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey Overall job growth hit zero in August, but jobs in health care are growing steadily. That would be good news, except that growth in this…

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PA Federal Judge Rules Against Insurance Mandate

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

By Marc Levy HARRISBURG, Pa. – The requirement in the national health-care overhaul law that individuals buy health insurance is unconstitutional, a federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled Tuesday…

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Public Bamboozled​: A Penny of Cuts for Every Dollar of Debt

Friday, September 2, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey More than half the members of the House of Representatives avoided holding customary town hall meetings during their August vacation. No wonder they’re ducking the…

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Avoid this Constitutional Booby Trap

Friday, August 19, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey We the people are being shoved between a rock and a hard place — forced to accept tax hikes imposed by a deficit-reduction committee or…

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Why We Won in the 11th Circuit

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey In the 304-page ruling it handed down last Friday, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals eviscerated a key provision of the Obama health law, ruling…