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As Obama Unveils Health Reform Plan, GOP Cries Foul

Media coverage of President Obama’s healthcare proposal (which included reports on all three network newscasts) generally gives it little chance of becoming law. The plan was swiftly confronted with GOP charges that it amounts to a “government takeover” that “slashes … Continue reading

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Benefits and costs of HDHPs, HSAs discussed

In BusinessWeek’s (9/10) The Debate Room blog, Paul Kitchen writes, “The only way to truly reduce healthcare costs is to put as many healthcare dollars in consumers’ pockets as possible through consumer-driven health plans (CDHPs), aka high-deductible health plans (HDHPs). … Continue reading

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On eve of Obama speech, Democratic divide on public option appears to deepen

Coverage of the run-up to President Obama’s speech to Congress tends to focus on the “public option” debate, and reflects statements from key Democrats that suggest the intra-party split on that issue presents a growing challenge for the President. The … Continue reading

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Key lawmakers urge Obama to scale down healthcare reform plans.

Media reports on the healthcare debate continue to paint a grim picture of the President’s reform push. The White House is being cast as beset by conflicting agendas in the House and Senate, and comments Sunday by Sen. Joe Lieberman … Continue reading

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Comparison of Administrative costs

Take a look at the above chart. Most people make the assumption that Medicare has a lower administative costs which will lead to billions in savings. This chart certainly shows that this is not true. When you compare the administraative … Continue reading

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Summary of Healthcare Reform Comparison Chart

Side by Side of Major Health ReformPlease take a look at this Healthcare Reform Chart. It was put together by the Coalition for Affordable Health Coverage. It is a side by side of Major Health Reform Proposals.

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Exposing the Myths of Universal Health Coverage – Brief Analysis #651

Exposing the Myths of Universal Health Coverage – Brief Analysis #651 Shared via AddThis

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High Medical Bills? Slash ‘Em Now!

Easy ways to save on healthcare costs Healthcare is expensive, plain and simple. Yet, by being a savvy consumer, you can slash your medical-related costs in many ways. Consider these tips to lessen the burden that healthcare puts on your … Continue reading

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