Health care

Why play ball?

New unfunded federal Medicaid mandate could spell trouble

January 7, 2010 | by Geoffrey Lawrence

An unfunded federal Medicaid mandate would cause significant budget problems for Nevada.

Putting a price on government-run health care

Cost to Nevadans could rival state tax burden

September 3, 2009 | by Geoffrey Lawrence

How much would a government-run health care program cost Nevada?

What leftists want

More control over your life

August 26, 2009 | by Andy Matthews

Let's suppose for a moment that American voters were suddenly able to read the minds of leftist politicians. What would we learn?

What about freedom?

What’s missing from the health care debate

August 11, 2009 | by Andy Matthews

There's something noticeably absent from the debate over health care reform. It's something you ought to hear, clearly and constantly, from those who are lining up to oppose President Obama's plan to hand our health care system over to the government. But you don't hear it — at least, not nearly as often as you should.

Case closed

On health care, the Right has won the argument

August 4, 2009 | by Andy Matthews

It should be obvious by now to anyone following the debate over health care reform that the Right has won the argument, and won it big.

Personal and portable

Real solutions for health care reform

August 3, 2009 | by Geoffrey Lawrence

As the Obama Administration has highlighted in recent weeks, the American health care system is badly in need of reform. Unfortunately, the President's plan for health care would create more problems than it would resolve. Health care reform should take a different approach that emphasizes one of America's great traditional strengths — the power of market choice.

Health care for the newly unemployed

‘Free’ health care would come at the expense of your job

July 28, 2009 | by Geoffrey Lawrence

One component of the proposed health care reform bill is a requirement that all employers provide a minimum amount of health insurance benefits to their employees. For small businesses especially, this mandate would mean a hike in labor costs that would likely force employers to lay off workers.

Why does healthcare even exist?

For too long, we’ve been asking the wrong question

April 8, 2009 | by Victor Joecks

In the ongoing healthcare debate, people often ask: Why isn't healthcare affordable and accessible to all? This is the wrong question to ask. It assumes that a hidden supply of healthcare exists somewhere, and that if the government (or someone) could just find it or stop the wealthy from hoarding it, healthcare would be as free and accessible as sunshine. A better question is: Why does healthcare exist at all?

Tax Dollar Performance in Nevada

A Quantitative Analysis of the Effectiveness of Government Spending in the Silver State

February 24, 2009 | by Geoffrey Lawrence

Quantitative analyses suggest that tax dollars are being spent quite ineffectively in the Silver State.

NPRI's Recommendations for Cost-Cutting and Reform

In the face of today's fiscal challenges, Nevada policymakers must recognize the need to enact sweeping reforms that transform how state government conducts its business.

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