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By acting as both insurers and providers of care, integrated health systems offer the best hope for true innovation and cost-effectiveness in health care. Pro or con?
The federal government should help finance the expansion of U.S. health coverage by taxing products, such as sugary soft drinks, that contribute to obesity and other chronic health conditions. Pro or Con?
Consumer-driven health plans (CDHPs) and health savings accounts (HSAs) are the future of health care in the U.S.
Most physicians are hypocrites. They expect the respect owed to benevolent professionals when they’re just glorified merchants. Pro or con?
Health insurance companies should foot the bill for genetic tests for diseases and other medical problems. Pro or con?
Businesses should stop trying to meddle in their workers’ health and fitness habits. Pro or con?
The U.S. should adopt its northern neighbor’s system of state-paid medical care for all its citizens. Pro or con?
The Supreme Court’s Riegel v. Medtronic ruling, which protects makers of certain medical devices from being sued, endangers patients’ rights. Pro or con?
U.S. hospitals are justified in selling patients’ unpaid bills to banks, credit-card companies, and other financial concerns, which collect the money from the patients and charge interest. Pro or con?
Small businesses—and large—have trouble attracting the best job candidates because of the high price of health care. Entrepreneurship demands nationalized medical insurance. Pro or con?
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