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     1  ~ 2014 sep 25healthcare expertsNCPA Health Care Experts - National Center for Policy AnalysisRonald E. Bachman, F.S.A., M.A.A.A. is a Principal at PricewaterhouseCoopers, L.L.P. He is the Atlanta Healthcare Leader for the Southeast Region of the ...
     1  ~ 2014 sep 13wanted medical tourism excucativeMedical Tourism : Global Competition in Health Care | NCPAMedical Tourism : Global Competition in Health Care
     1  ~ 2014 sep 06tax something get lessGoodman's Law: If You Tax Something You Will Get Less of It Goodman's Law: If You Tax Something You Will Get Less of It ... If the sole reason for non-profits to outgrow businesses is their tax exemption ...
     1  +4 2014 aug 16deal valuation criteriaUnderstanding the Value - Criterion « Free Debate Resources A guide to structuring your value and criterion in Lincoln-Douglas debate.
     1  ~ 2014 jul 29the medical care marketThe Market for Medical Care : Why You Don't Know the Price; Why In most markets , prices and quality indicators are transparent - clear and readily available to consumers. Health care is different: Prices are ...
     1  ~ 2014 jul 19lets bonus ssomontesMaking Bonus Expensing PermanentMaking bonus expensing permanent would encourage firms to acquire more ... by $12.4 billion, compared to letting bonus expensing expire.
     2  +3 2014 sep 20paper bag equivlentA Survey on the Economic Effects of Los Angeles County's Plastic Paper bags fare the worst, with more than three times as much energy ... bags and 1,500 compostable bags (for equivalent carry capacity):.
     2  +2 2014 aug 10payroll tax holidayThe Payroll Tax Holiday | NCPAIn December 2011, Congress extend the payroll tax holiday for two months to prevent a tax increase during the winter recess. In February 2012 ...
     3  ~ 2014 sep 30policy analysisFree-Market Public Policy | National Center for Policy Analysis | NCPANCPA is a non-profit public policy research institute seeking innovative private sector solutions to public policy problems.
     3  ~ 2014 sep 25government subsidies for environment whyHow U.S. Agricultural Subsidies Harm the Environment , Taxpayers The federal government offers a wide range of aid to farmers, ... How U.S. Agricultural Subsidies Harm the Environment , Taxpayers and the ...
     3  ~ 2014 sep 06how to avoid povertyhow to avoid poverty and enter the american middle classIf you want to avoid poverty and join the middle class in the United States, you need to do three things: Complete high school (at a minimum), ...
     3  -1 2014 aug 11health insurance experts blog
     3  ~ 2014 jul 25a think tankWhat Is A Think Tank ? | NCPAThink Tanks as Idea Factories. A think tank is an organization that sponsors research on specific problems, encourages the discovery of ...
     3  -2 2014 jul 20the ideal medical insuranceCharacteristics Of An Ideal Health Care System | NCPAIn our society, people who choose not to pay for insurance know that they are likely to get health care anyway - even if they can't pay for it.
     4  ~ 2014 oct 02mergers blog commentMassive Momentum for Mega- Mergers in Health Care | Health Health care has seen a wave of mergers before. Back in the 1990s, ... Interact with those who comment on your blog . A blog is a two-way ...
     4  -1 2014 aug 23learn to debateLearn About Debate « Free Debate Resources | Debate CentralWith NSDA (National Speech and Debate Association, formerly National Forensics ... Learning From the Best: The Importance of Watching Elim Debates .
     4  +2 2014 aug 21health insurance expertsA former academic economist, she now focuses on state health care issues. ... he specializes in Medicare reform, health insurance , and other health policy ...
     4  ~ 2014 jul 23galveston county pension planGalveston County : A Model for Social Security Reform | NCPAIn 1981, employees of Galveston County , Texas, chose by a vote of 78 percent to ... Retirement Benefits %3A Galveston Plan vs Social Security.
     4  +2 2014 jul 19paul krugman medicare advantageWhat Krugman Doesn't Understand about Medicare for All | Health Paul Krugman has a different solution: enroll everyone in Medicare: ... has an exchange: it's how enrollees get into Medicare Advantage plans.
     4  +97 2014 jul 16usps sell non-postal productsWould the U.S. Postal Service Be Financially Stronger If It Sold Non Diversified products , such as non - postal services, contributed 63 percent of foreign posts' total revenue in 2008, up from 49 percent in 2003...
     5  -1 2014 sep 28texas school of choiceA Comparison of School Choice in Texas School DistrictsNATIONAL CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS. A Comparison of School Choice in Texas . School Districts. The state of Texas divides up its nearly five million ...
     5  ~ 2014 aug 28hastings center reportWhere Civic Republicanism and Deliberative Democracy Meet Where Civic Republicanism and Deliberative Democracy Meet. Author(s): Ezekiel J. Emanuel. Source: The Hastings Center Report , Vol. 26, No. 6, In Search of ...
     5  +1 2014 aug 04medicare advantage msaWhen Will Medicare MSAs Take Off? | Health Policy Blog | NCPA.orgThis is actually a Medicare Advantage program, so it replaces all of the ... Greg: In your Medicare Advantage MSA , if you want to go to the Mayo ...
     6  -4 2014 sep 24plastic surgery marketThe Market for Medical Care Should Work Like Cosmetic SurgeryCosmetic surgery is one of the few types of medical care for which consumers pay almost exclusively out of pocket. In health markets without third-party payers  ...
     6  -2 2014 sep 14jon goodman personal trainer devonThe Market for Medical Care: Why You Don't Know the Price; Why John C. Goodman . President .... creasingly managing their own health care dollars through personal health accounts, usually coupled with.
     6  ~ 2014 sep 11texas public education voucherPrivate School Choice: Options for Texas Children | NCPAA voucher program open to all Texas K-12 students — enrolled in public or private schools — could be structured in a way that does not reduce ...
     6  -1 2014 aug 15medicare actuary reportMedicare Chief Actuary Disavows Trustees' Report , Publishes anFor the first time in Medicare history, the Medicare Chief Actuary has called the projections in a Medicare Trustees Report “unreasonable” and.
     6  +23 2014 aug 14health insurance policies blogspotFree-Market Health Care Policy | NCPAHealth Policy Blog ... Free-Market Health Care Policy : Unique, One-of-a-Kind Solutions. For nearly three decades, the NCPA has worked with the nation's top health policy scholars to solve our most intractable health policy problems.
     6  +95 2014 jul 29mini med plansMini - Med Plans Continue Under ObamaCare | Health Policy Blog What makes the no-frills plan attractive is that it will save money for AlliedBarton and for its ... Which is Better: Mini Med Plans or ObamaCare?
     6  +3 2014 jul 26global warming policy10 Cool Global Warming Policies - National Center for Policy Analysis10 Cool Global Warming Policies . 2. No. 5: Repeal the National Flood Insurance Pro- gram. Subsidized flood insurance is responsible for much of the ...
     7  +46 2014 sep 03jokes government spendingA Good GDP Tradeoff: Net Exports Up; Government Spending Down Real federal government spending declined at a 12.6 percent rate in .... I found this site, looking for the joke about the 100 dollar bill that gets ...
     7  -3 2014 aug 19health insurance expert
     8  -5 2014 sep 21strategic minerals reserveThe Geopolitics of Strategic Minerals - National Center for Policy Center for. Strategic . Leadership. “The consumption of our latest reserves of chromium ore (Turkish) would have ended the war by January 1, ...
     8  +2 2014 aug 25benefits of information technologyHealth Information Technology Benefits and ProblemsHealth Information Technology : Benefits and Problems. Proponents of health information technology (HIT) often claim that the United. States lags behind other  ...
     8  -4 2014 aug 22reverse mortgage dailyThe Ups and Downs of Reverse Mortgages | NCPAWhile reverse mortgages have grown in popularity, so have problems ... Mortgage Starting April 1,” Reverse Mortgage Daily , January 30, 2013.
     8  +5 2014 aug 02web economy blogBob McTeer's Economic Policy Blog - National Center for Policy Bob McTeer's insights on economic policy, taxes, economic stimulus, federal budget, monetary policy and international trade policy.
     9  -2 2014 aug 20reverse mortgage defaultThe Downside to Reverse Mortgages . Reverse mortgages can be considered in default if the homeowner fails to pay annual property taxes and ...
     9  +2 2014 aug 03making boatloads of moneyThe Fed Has Not Been Printing Boatloads of Money | Bob McTeer's The Fed Has Not Been Printing Boatloads of Money ... Whenever someone makes the case you are making i feel like it's an assault and insult ...
     9  -2 2014 jul 29employment policy foundationEmployment Policy Foundation : Why Unions Are DecliningEmployment Policy Foundation : Why Unions Are Declining. June 1, 1998. U.S. unions have suffered sizable membership losses over the past four decades, and  ...
     10  +9 2014 sep 01greece debt crisisThe Causes of Greece's Debt CrisisThe market's perception that Greek sovereign debt represented a safe investment -- probably founded on the expectation of a bailout by core ...
     10  +24 2014 aug 27trackback for health insuranceFamily Health Insurance Premiums Rose $18,610 since Obama By John R. Graham Filed under Health Care Costs on July 21, 2014 with 15 comments ... Trackback URL | Comments RSS Feed. Perry says: July 21, 2014 at  ...
     10  -8 2014 aug 16cosmetic surgery market
     10  -5 2014 aug 12health insurance blogHealth Care Policy And Reform Insights |NCPA.orgInsights on health policy and reform. ... Health Policy Blog ... Care coordination is now a high priority in health care and is the backbone of new ...
     10  +9 2014 aug 05market timing virtueThe Virtues of Free Markets - National Center for Policy AnalysisStill, free markets promote other important virtues that have ... the opportunities for repeat interaction across time , products, places and people.
     10  -2 2014 jul 20bob current accountThe Budget Deficit, the Current Account Deficit and the Saving The Budget Deficit, the Current Account Deficit and the Saving Deficit. By Bob McTeer Filed under Economy, International Trade on April 13, ...
     11  +90 2014 oct 04astonishing health care statistics10 Surprising Facts about American Health Care | NCPAHowever, before turning to government as the solution, some unheralded facts about America's health care system should be considered.
     11  -5 2014 aug 30obama burdensome regulationsObamaCare -- An Explosion of Regulatory BurdensThe Obama administration's health care law is already poised to cost billions in regulatory costs. However, few look to the burdens that the ...
     11  ~ 2014 aug 20texas franchise taxBenefits to the Poor of Texas Franchise Tax Repeal | NCPAIn 2013, the Beacon Hill Institute at Suffolk University modeled the economic benefits of eliminating Texas's franchise tax . The franchise tax is a ...
     11  -2 2014 aug 14health insurance blogsInsights on health policy and reform. ... Health Policy Blog ... In June 2014, the health care price index (HCPI) rose 1.7% above June 2013.
     11  +4 2014 aug 03biotechnological advances agricultureBiotechnology Advances Medicine and AgricultureBiotechnology Advances Medicine and Agriculture . June 13, 2000. One reason that so many nations suffer from hunger is that their climates are often ...
     11  +17 2014 jul 23health blog descriptionCoburn II | Health Policy Blog | NCPA.orgEveryone would get the same help, regardless of where health insurance is obtained — at work, in the market place or in an exchange.
     12  -2 2014 oct 04high cost of mayoJust How Low- Cost is the Mayo Clinic? | Health Policy Blog | NCPA Mr. Nelson agrees that the Mayo Clinic provides very high quality care. But he says if you look beyond the price controls of the Medicare ...
     12  -8 2014 oct 02health concierge for wealthyConcierge Medicine Is Not Just for the WealthyFiling insurance claims for routine care has driven up the cost of health insurance , says Jordan Bruneau, a research analyst at the Foundation ...
     12  -2 2014 sep 25about the bagsuch as Austin and Seattle — have banned the use of thin-film plastic bags . ... In July 2011, the Los Angeles County bag ban took effect for large grocery.
     12  -2 2014 sep 01blog about healthcareFamilies USA, a leftist advocacy outfit often criticized in this blog , has ... Prices for the same health care service can vary drastically across ...
     12  -1 2014 aug 31blog about healtcare
     12  -3 2014 aug 23hra vs hsaHSAs vs . HRAs : Which is Better? | Health Policy Blog | NCPA.orgI told them that HRAs are fine, but not as effective as HSAs in most situations. I explained that the American Academy of Actuaries (AAA) has ...
     12  -3 2014 aug 18plastic grocery bagsDo Bans on Plastic Grocery Bags Save Cities Money?use of plastic (and sometimes paper) grocery bags . The laws range from outright bans to taxes. Advocates have given a number of justifications for placing ...
     12  ~ 2014 jul 16national parks conservation associationThe NCPA is a nonprofit think tank. Since 1983, our ideas have promoted liberty, personal responsibility, and the power of the free market.
     13  ~ 2014 sep 29plastic surgeon market2012.12 The American Society for. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) has a slightly lower estimate of the market for elective cosmetic procedures — about 12.6 ...
     13  +6 2014 sep 27greek debt crisis
     13  +3 2014 sep 24debate topicsDebate Central: Free Debate ResourcesMany of you are still searching for the perfect affirmative case to run on this year's 2014-2015 policy debate topic , Resolved: The United States federal ...
     13  +88 2014 sep 07failed wind firm usThe Failure of Wind Power - National Center for Policy AnalysisPlease make a contribution today to help us continue to provide this valuable ... Patrick expects wind power to be a major alternative source.
     13  +57 2014 aug 22i can insuranceYou Can 't Buy Insurance until Next November | Health Policy Blog If people know they can only enroll during a two month period, they are less likely to gamble on going without insurance for the remaining 10 ...
     13  +5 2014 aug 22effects of plasticHowever, the environmental effects of plastic bags are negligible — and in number of ways plastic bags are environmentally preferable to the ...
     13  +88 2014 aug 22ann mettler innovationINNOVATION , INNOVATION , INNOVATION... yield commercially viable innovative products. Source: Ann Mettler , " Innovation , Innovation, Innovation," Wall Street Journal, August 28, 2006.
     13  +14 2014 aug 19creating new moneyHow the Fed Creates Money | NCPACreating Money through Open Market Operations. Unlike your bank, the Fed can create new bank reserves as well as money . The primary way ...
     13  +2 2014 jul 29medical insurance blogJohn Goodman's Health Policy Blog - National Center for Policy According to the cheerleaders at CMS, the health of the Medicare Hospital Insurance Trust Fund has improved since last year. The Trust Fund ...
     14  +9 2014 sep 16market healthFree- Market Health Care Policy | NCPAFree- Market Health Care Policy: Unique, One-of-a-Kind Solutions. For nearly three decades, the NCPA has worked with the nation's top health policy scholars to ...
     14  +1 2014 sep 07agricultural subsidies in usaHow U.S. Agricultural Subsidies Harm the Environment, Taxpayers Subsidies also impose a fiscal burden on taxpayers. Conversely, reducing agricultural subsidies in the United States (and other developed ...
     14  +7 2014 sep 02grocery plastic bagsConsumers choose plastic bags far more often than paper or reusable bags to carry their ... nation to ban common, thin-film plastic carryout bags at large grocery .
     14  -3 2014 aug 25php retirement calculatorNCPA | Retirement Calculator - National Center for Policy AnalysisThe NCPA's 401(k) Borrowing Calculator can help you determine how much a 401(k) loan will cost in terms of lost savings and investment opportunities.
     14  +17 2014 aug 02health care marketMore than 25 million families are using this NCPA idea to manage some of their own health care dollars. By allowing patients to control and manage their own ...
     14  -3 2014 jul 19nationwide money bagsDo Bans on Plastic Grocery Bags Save Cities Money ? | NCPAIn addition, in contrast to the state and local studies cited by the city supervisor' soffice, a nationwide study found that plastic bags make up only ...
     15  ~ 2014 sep 1580 percent singaporeans universities singaporeCompulsory Savings in Singapore : An Alternative to the Welfare StateNational University of Singapore . N CPA Policy Report No
     15  ~ 2014 aug 30baby boomer incomeHow Are Baby Boomers Spending Their Money? | NCPABut the portion of disposable income households spent on certain categories of goods and services has increased. Baby Boomers Are ...
     15  +5 2014 jul 31health care hong kongHong Kong's Health Care System Is Number One | Health Policy So why aren't we hearing about Hong Kong from Michael Moore, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and all the other critics of American health care  ...
     15  +7 2014 jul 23good topic for debateSpecial Paper on the Economics of the 2014-2015 Policy/CX Debate Topic is ... at Nationals in years past, and today we're sharing their best tips for success. [..] ...
     15  ~ 2014 jul 22clip deal de carottesIs Obamacare the New Gasoline Price Tax? | Bob McTeer's Quel plaisir de lire ce post. my page :: poil de carotte ménesse ... the world wide web will likely be a great deal more handy than previously.
     16  ~ 2014 sep 07eanter freeFree -Market Public Policy | National Center for Policy Analysis | NCPA
     16  +10 2014 aug 30medicare advantage dismal failureMaine Versus Vermont | Health Policy Blog | NCPA.org... which was a dismal failure , it decided to go in another direction. .... John R. Graham on Are Medicare Advantage Plans Overpaid and Corrupt ...
     16  -1 2014 aug 23traffic congestion solutionsSolving the Problem of Traffic Congestion | NCPAEffect of Rush-Hour Traffic Congestion on I-5 Speed of Travel after control However, the low-cost solution to congestion is to encourage a few of ...
     16  +1 2014 aug 14california green jobsCalifornia's Green Jobs : Where Did They Go?California's electricity prices are 39 percent higher than the national average and ... Green jobs were supposed to be the next big thing. On the ...
     16  -6 2014 aug 13health care blogIn June 2014, the health care price index (HCPI) rose 1.7% above June 2013. The 12-month moving average of 1.3% is near the all-time low ...
     16  +85 2014 aug 13national social savings schemeCompulsory Savings in Singapore: An Alternative to the Welfare Statenational saving . ... Compulsory Savings in Singapore: An Alternative Way to Finance Social Security ... Singapore Bus Services (1978) Ltd Share Scheme 1978.
     16  +3 2014 aug 13education debate topicJanuary PFD Topic Analysis « Free Debate Resources | Debate Our topic analysis for January's higher education Public Forum Debate resolution is below the fold! Resolved: The costs of a college education outweigh the ...
     16  +15 2014 aug 12good debate topics
     16  -2 2014 aug 12healthcare us vs europeMedical care in the United States is derided as miserable compared to
     16  +8 2014 aug 07cost of colonoscopyWhy Do U.S. Colonoscopies Cost So Much | Health Policy Blog “In many other developed countries, a basic colonoscopy costs just a few hundred dollars and certainly well under $1,000″ we are told.
     16  -4 2014 jul 30free market logoFree - Market Public Policy | National Center for Policy Analysis | NCPASince 1983, our ideas have promoted liberty, personal responsibility, and the power of the free market . ... NCPA Logo - National Center for Policy Analysis.
     16  +85 2014 jul 29health insurance related blogInsights on health policy and reform. ... Health Policy Blog ... Politicians and the health insurance industry have embarked on a high-profile ...
     16  -3 2014 jul 16estate tax historyEstate Tax History Versus Myth - National Center for Policy AnalysisEstate tax supporters claimed that from the beginning, it was designed to redistribute wealth. But history shows the it existed solely for revenue ...
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