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Conrad F. Meier (1935-2005)

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Conrad F. Meier was the managing editor of Health Care News at The Heartland Institute.

Conrad F. Meier, Heartland Senior Fellow and founding editor of Health Care News, passed away on March 18, 2005 with his family at his side. He was 70 years old.

Read a tribute to Meier here.

Recent Articles and Publications

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March 1, 2005
By Conrad F. Meier (1935-2005)
The lead editorial in the July 24, 2013 Wall Street Journal, titled “Obama’s New York Model,” says President Obama declared last week that “insurance rates in New York’s Obamacare exchange ‘will be at least 50% lower next year than they are today.
June 1, 2004
By Grace-Marie Turner, Conrad F. Meier (1935-2005)
Election-year rhetoric is threatening to bury the real facts about prescription drug importation. The following facts are indispensable to understanding what is really at stake in the debate.
January 1, 2003
By Conrad F. Meier (1935-2005)
The nature of a lie is such that if you repeat it enough it takes on a life of its own, always at the expense of truth. So it is with lies spoken in defense of single-payer health care, also known as national health care.
August 30, 2002
By Conrad F. Meier (1935-2005)
Politicians in Washington, DC and state capitols across the country have claimed the remedy for high-priced prescription drugs is to be found in enacting price controls on medications sold to senior citizens.
March 1, 2000
By Conrad F. Meier (1935-2005)
This article published in the Medical Sentinel notes that late last year, in another assault on the truth, President Clinton claimed the rising number of uninsured is due to Congress’ failure in 1993 to pass his plan for nationalizing health care.
August 1, 1999
By Conrad F. Meier (1935-2005)
Approximately 2.5 million people in the U.S.--about 1 percent of the population--suffer from pre-existing medical conditions making it likely their future medical expenses will be extremely high.

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