Ponnuru, Ramesh
September 1995
National Review;9/25/1995, Vol. 47 Issue 17, p24
The article criticizes the position of U.S. President Bill Clinton on the issue of Medicare in 1995. It compares the Medicare savings targeted by Republicans and Democrats based on their own baselines. It deals with the concerns of conservative intellectuals on the Republican plan which might force the elderly to join managed-care plans. It also assesses the tendency of some conservatives to romanticize the outstanding performance of the private sector in the area of healthcare for the attitude toward health maintenance organizations.


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