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Best Care Anywhere: Why VA Health Care is Better than Yours

This book documents the generally poor quality of American Health Care, and uncovers one surprising exception: the Veterans Health Administration. Longman explores how the VA was pressured by doctors into […]
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Consumer Reports Investigates Health Care: Are You Really Covered?

Consumer Reports surveyed a nationally representative sample of 3,000 working-age Americans about health care coverage. They found that four out of ten people are basically uninsured and half of the […]
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Health care costs soar, squeeze localities

"Health care spending for Massachusetts communities has nearly doubled since 2001, squeezing town budgets and forcing cutbacks in public safety and government services and leading to calls for property tax […]
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Retiree Health Care

Health care costs for retired people have been quietly mounting for decades while public agencies have passed out generous retirement benefits during labor negotiations, often in lieu of salary increases.
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Tarrant County Jail health care

Autrey examined medical care at Tarrant County jails, tracking each of the 10 deaths at the jail during 2004. She relates the extensive problems she found with medical care at […]
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Health care influence at the Rhode Island General Assembly

This series of stories raised a number of ethical concerns involving state legislators. The stories detailed how the president of the senate made hundreds of thousands of dollars selling Blue […]
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Blocking women's health care

In this era of mergers and managed care, the Roman Catholic Church is having more of a say in all sorts of women's reproductive health-care services. Five of the ten […]
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ERISA: A Prescription for Health Care Inequity.

Current medical insurancelaw favors big corporations and labor unions while making care more costly for those who can least afford it.
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The U.S spends more money on health care than any other country. But the nation's 44 million uninsured face a system of SECOND CLASS

The fact that U.S is the highest health care spender can be relegated to the backburner, says Consumer Reports. For, the condition of 44 million Americans not covered under health […]
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The Health Care Revoultion

As it has evolved in California, the HMO system often places the medical interests of patients in conflict with the financial interests of their doctors. This Los Angeles Times series […]
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