Monday, November 30, 2009

Vacation & Offline Until 12/14/09

Well, they won't have Graham to kick around anymore. To demonstrate my confidence that the U.S. Senate will get bogged down on health care for at least a couple of weeks, I'll be on vacation and off-line until December 14.

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Another Victim of Medicaid (And Employer Benefits)

Nicholas D. Kristof's New York Times' column describes a tragic story - and comes to the wrong conclusion: My take over at State House Call.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Taxing Eye Lifts, Tummy Tucks, Breast Enlargements, etc.

The "Botax" to fund the government's health-care take-over is ridiculous: Taxing Eye Lifts, Tummy Tucks, Breast Enlargements, etc.

Will Cutting Medicare Protect Taxpayers?

Much of the "savings" that the majority trumpet as making the health take-over deficit-reducing come from cutting Medicare benefits. Unfortunately, this will not protect taxpayers, as I discuss in this month's Health Policy Prescription.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Friday, November 13, 2009

"Free-Market" Competition in Health Care

Over at The Health Care Blog, I made a too-long comment to a post my Mr. Joe Flowers about competition in health care.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Florida Addicted to Federal Medicaid Funds

They've only had the increased federal match since February, and you't think the state would slip into the Atlantic ocean without it, according to Florida's Medicaid profiteers (i.e. state legislators). More here.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Collective Neurosis in Maine

Maine's experiment in Big Government health care has failed, so advocates call for Gargantuan government health care! My take at State House Call.