Navigation Links
The Obamacare Alternative: 33 State Think Tanks Announce Patient-Centered Health Care Reforms
Date:10/12/2009

CHICAGO, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, October 13, in response to national calls for an alternative to Obamacare, representatives from 33 state think tanks will announce their "patient-centered" plan for health care reform. The proposal, which is adapted from a national study by public policy specialist Art Laffer, will be described in detail, together with a Q & A, on a conference call open to the press (dial-in information is below).

"President Obama and other supporters of government-run health care like to proclaim that there's no alternative to their plans," said John Tillman, CEO of the Illinois Policy Institute. "Our patient-centered reform package offers a clear alternative that puts patients, not bureaucrats, first. It protects the doctor-patient relationship, offers viable solutions for the uninsured, and keeps medical care affordable for all Americans."

Interested media representatives can join the call on October 13, at 12:00 p.m. EDT, by dialing into (866) 576-7975 and using access code 835246. Speakers on the call will include:

  • John Tillman, CEO, Illinois Policy Institute
  • Donna Arduin, Partner, Arduin, Laffer & Moore, Econometrics
  • Arlene Wohlgemuth, Senior Fellow, Center for Health Care Policy, Texas Public Policy Foundation
  • Tarren Bragdon, CEO, Maine Heritage Policy Center
  • Linda Gorman, Health Care Policy Center Director, Independence Institute
  • Roger Stark, Center for Health Care Policy Analyst, Washington Policy Center

The call will cover the details of the statement, with opportunity for Q & A, as well as the economic impacts of government-run health care, the problems with a Medicaid expansion, Maine's health care disaster, cautionary tales from Canada, and practical state-based health care solutions.

The full plan, along with the list of think tank signatories, is available at www.patientcenteredreform.org. For more information, contact Kristina Rasmussen at 217-801-5516 or krasmussen@illinoispolicyinstitute.org.

About the Illinois Policy Institute

The Illinois Policy Institute is a nonpartisan research and education organization dedicated to making our state a beacon of liberty and prosperity for all citizens. As a leading voice for economic liberty and government accountability, we engage policy makers, opinion leaders, and citizens on the state and local level by promoting free market principles and liberty-based public policy initiatives for a better Illinois. To learn more about our organization or review our policy briefs, please visit our website at www.illinoispolicyinstitute.org.

SOURCE Illinois Policy Institute


'/>"/>
SOURCE Illinois Policy Institute
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Union Members Reject Key Tenets of "Obamacare" - According to Recent Zogby/O'Leary Poll
2. Richard Viguerie: Obamacare is Restarting the Conservative Movement
3. A.L.L.: Bishops Must Choose Between Christ-Centered Care and Obamacare
4. Despite Attacks, A.L.L. Calls on Catholic Organizations to Condemn Obamacare
5. Will Government Health Care Make Us Sick? Health Expert Suggests 5 Shocking Flaws of Obamacare
6. Social Security Institute Launches the National Obamacare Opt Out (NOOO!) Registry
7. PMH clinicians map group at high risk for aggressive, hidden prostate cancer
8. Health Care Varies From State to State
9. Stater Bros. Charities Collects $328,000 for the Cure in I Believe Walk... Over 6,000 Participate
10. K-State Veterinarian Says Owners Should Count How Many Calories Their Obese Pets Take In And Consider Several Factors When Feeding Pets For Good Health
11. Statement from Senators Daschle and Dole
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/28/2017)... San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) , ... March 28, 2017 , ... ... restoration treatment, is proud to announce a new blog post about women’s hair loss. ... women suffer from hair loss as they age. Menopause or genetics can be two ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... Louis, MO (PRWEB) , ... March 28, 2017 ... ... levels of job satisfaction in their profession as their value increases in the ... company that provides resources such as job boards, career fairs, and candidate leads ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... ... 27, 2017 , ... New patients who have sleep apnea in ... or without a referral. Sleep apnea is often left untreated because patients are not ... and chronic snoring. , Dr. Braasch seeks to raise awareness of sleep apnea ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... ... March 27, 2017 , ... New patients who want to experience the benefits ... now have them placed by Dr. Manju Kejriwal, with or without a referral. Dr. ... increase the accuracy of each dental implant placement. The i-CAT CBCT system captures the ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... ... March 27, 2017 , ... This ... OSEHRA popHealth Community in 2014. It is the culmination of collaborative ... Open Source Project Group. OSEHRA Organizational Member Zato Health co-funded the ONC certification ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/27/2017)... , March 27, 2017   Pulmatrix, Inc . (NASDAQ: ... to address serious pulmonary diseases, today announced that it has ... cystic fibrosis and asthma to its Scientific Advisory Board ... Richard B. Moss , MD, former chief of ... the Cystic Fibrosis Center at Stanford University, and ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... , March 27, 2017 On ... the NASDAQ Composite closed the trading session up 0.19%; ... the S&P 500 was down 0.08%. US markets made ... finishing the day in green. Pre-market today, Stock-Callers.com reviews ... Group N.V. (NASDAQ: WMGI), Amedica Corporation (NASDAQ: AMDA), MiMedx ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... March 27, 2017  Impax Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPXL)today ... Paul M. Bisaro as Impax,s President and Chief ... effective March 27, 2017. Mr. Bisaro will succeed ... President and Chief Executive Officer since December of 2016. ... branded pharmaceutical experience, Mr. Bisaro, 56, is an accomplished ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: