Health Care

If Obama is not careful, he could end up with reform that is worse than the current system. Despite budget pressures, President Obama to his credit has not backed off his commitment to universal health reform. But the devil is in the details. And if he is not careful he could end up with a reform...
06/04/2009
News/Resource
Despite budget pressures, President Obama has not backed off his commitment to universal healthcare reform. But the devil is in the details. And if he is not careful he could end up with a reform worse than nothing.
06/04/2009
News/Resource
Why it's worth paying more for health care now. Paying a little more in taxes can be worthwhile if it helps the government finance things you value, like better schools, a strong military, or the financial peace of mind that Social Security gives us during retirement. And make no mistake: If you...
06/01/2009
News/Resource
An inside look at the internal debate over health care reform within the Obama Administration, from Fellow Jonathan Cohn.
03/20/2009
News/Resource
3 out of 4 senior households lack the economic security needed to sustain them through their lives, according to new study New York, NY — Older Americans have experienced huge, negative financial shifts that now make it more difficult to enter retirement with sustainable economic security, a...
01/28/2009
Press Release
A middle-class standard of living requires that families have adequate financial security to meet current obligations, invest in the future, and access opportunities. The Middle Class Security Index, created by Demos and the Institute on Assets and Social Policy at Brandeis University, focuses on...
11/19/2008
Publication
As reported in this week's edition, Max Baucus and his staff at the Senate Finance Committee have been working on health care reform since the beginning of summer. Today, he will publish a preliminary outline of what he has in mind.
11/12/2008
News/Resource
One of the more curiously named elements of John McCain's health care plan is something he calls the "Guaranteed Access Plan" (GAP). According to McCain and his advisers, the GAP is there to make sure even people with pre-existing medical conditions can purchase an individual health insurance...
10/30/2008
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