Healthcare decisions are intensely personal, and everyone deserves the right to make their own healthcare decisions and from what type of healthcare coverage they purchase to what medications they take. Health reform that works must be focused on expanding choices including allowing individuals to purchase insurance across state lines, to opt for an alternative to traditional health insurance, and to allow individual patients to access promising medications.
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Let's Open the Door to Compassionate VolunteersPosted on February 14, 2012 | Type: Blog | Author: Diane Cohen
As you read this, hundreds of doctors and other health care professionals are ready to come to Arizona to provide free medical care for those in need. They are volunteers from around the country, who pay their own travel, room and board so that they can donate their skills over the course of several days at free medical clinics.
States Can't Have It Both Ways on ExchangesPosted on February 09, 2012 | Type: Blog | Author: Diane Cohen
Some state lawmakers committed to striking down the federal takeover of health care – the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”) – have moved forward with establishing PPACA insurance exchanges at the same time the United States Supreme Court will be deciding the law’s fate.
SCOTUS agrees to hear federal health care lawsuitPosted on November 14, 2011 | Type: Press Release | Author: Clint Bolick
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments in a case brought by more than two dozen states challenging the constitutionality of the federal health care law. The core issue is whether the individual mandate to purchase government-prescribed health care is constitutional. The Court of Appeals ruled that it was unconstitutional.
World Bank Study: Freedom Boosts EconomiesPosted on May 25, 2011 | Type: Blog | Author: Byron Schlomach
n a happy coincidence, I saw a new World Bank study on entitlements and economic growth on the same day a lawsuit against cuts to Arizona’s Medicaid benefits was filed. The World Bank study provides evidence that while reinstatement of the Medicaid benefits might help some right away, in the long run it would likely hurt us all economically, including the people the lawsuit seeks to help.
Federal health care bill keeping job creation on holdPosted on August 26, 2010 | Type: Blog | Author: Byron Schlomach
The nation’s high unemployment rate has barely fallen this year, in part because many businesses are waiting for the other shoe to drop from federal health care reform.