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Mandatory Private Insurance

Colorado Amendment 63: Freedom Is Too "Haphazard" for Bell Policy Center

Brian T. Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Brian T. Schwartz

Politicians should remove costly mandated benefits that make health insurance so expensive and allow people to buy more affordable policies in other states. This would make insurance affordable for millions of uninsured Americans.

Colorado Amendment 63 and Its Shifty Opposition

Brian T. Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Brian T. Schwartz

Mandatory insurance takes what's wrong with health insurance and makes it worse. It means higher costs, less incentive to please patients, and the prohibition of affordable insurance plans.

Protect the Property of the Affluent, but Not the Health of the Less Affluent?

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

It's the old story of socialism for the rich and free enterprise for the poor.

The Road to Health Care is Paved with Bad Intentions

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randall Amster

The focus of the deliberations are far removed from any talk of improving health. It isn't health care being produced in this process, but rather, health carelessness.

Personal Responsibility For Health Insurance But No Health Insurer Accountability?

Jamie Court | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamie Court

If Congress is serious about making health insurance a responsibility of citizenship, then health insurers need to have the legal responsibility to treat all patients' lives as precious.

Rarely Used Closed Doors in Senate on Health Care Reform

Jamie Court | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamie Court

Democrats will lose power by 2012 if the only thing they deliver on health care reform is extra pages on our tax returns requiring we show proof of having a private HMO policy.