September 2002 Health Care News

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September, 2002
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The September 2002 issue of Health Care News reports a potential breakthrough for free-market approaches to health care policy: Provisions in the Trade Adjustment Assistance Act would provide $100 million in federal funding to help subsidize the cost of state high-risk pools. Also in the September issue is a special report on the "new drug war" being waged against the manufacturers of prescription drugs, plus a state-by-state report on how most states are rejecting the Model Emergency Health Powers Act; how guaranteed issue and other insurance industry mandates have wreaked havoc on Colorado's small group health insurance market; and how public health advocates lie about smoking risks. (download PDF)

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