December 3, 2019
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Elected officials in Washington state are now recognizing they have underfunded needed mental-health services.
August 23, 2016
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Washington state and the federal government are placing a huge financial burden on hospitals, county and city jails, and state prisons by not allocating sufficient...
February 6, 2015
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In health care, patients are largely barred from shopping and have become isolated from true costs they incur, writes guest columnist Roger Stark.
June 16, 2014
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PROPONENTS of government-controlled health care are fond of pointing to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health system as a good example of efficiency and...
April 23, 2012
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There's a right way and a wrong way to bring Medicare costs into line. Unfortunately, writes guest columnist Roger Stark, a new government body empowered...
July 25, 2011
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The federal government recently announced then temporarily suspended a plan to have fake patients call doctors to see if they would take Medicaid and Medicare...
May 18, 2009
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The Obama administration's public health-insurance plan would hasten the loss of choice and market competition in U.S. health care, writes retired surgeon Roger Stark.