New data show that the number of people who have private health insurance increased by just over 520,000. Read More.
True health care reform would empower individuals, with their doctors, to make their own health care decisions free from government interference. Read More.
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The Center for Health Policy Studies is pleased to announce a fellowship opportunity available to a Harvard student currently engaged in graduate studies at the university. Read More.
America's health care financing and insurance systems need major reform. Policymakers should take decisive steps to move today's bureaucracy driven, heavily regulated third-party payment system to a new patient-centered system of consumer choice and real free-market competition. In such a system, individuals and families would make the key decisions and control the flow of dollars.
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