How to reform Medicare, with faith in market principles

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June 29, 2011
Christian Science Monitor
by David C. Rose  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan (R) of Wisconsin is proposing major -- and highly controversial –- changes to Medicare. Though the Senate recently rejected his plan, it may play a big part in the 2012 presidential campaign. Mr. Ryan is pitching his reforms as 'premium support.' What is premium support, exactly? Is it a voucher system? Let’s take a closer look at Ryan’s plan and then weigh the pros and cons." [editor's note: This is actually a half-decent analysis of Ryan's little scheme - SAT] (06/29/11)  

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