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Democrats Seek Compromise on Health Care Plan | The Associated Press

April 2, 2009

The idea of using the state employee plans as a model came last month from two policy experts, Len Nichols and John Bertko.

"We were just trying to avoid nuclear war," said Nichols, director of health policy for the nonpartisan New America Foundation. "We saw advocates of Medicare for all pushing to put the country into Medicare. And we saw the right using that to push the ...

North Korea Fueling Rocket for Satellite Launch | The Associated Press

April 2, 2009
"You need to launch within a few days because rocket fuel is typically quite corrosive," said Jeffrey Lewis, an arms control expert at the New America Foundation in Washington, DCUS intelligence analysts continue to believe that North Korea aims to ...

Meltdown 101: Will China Global Currency Idea Fly? | Associated Press

March 24, 2009
But Doug Rediker, an international finance expert at the New America Foundation, noted that euro-denominated bonds are issued by numerous European governments, rather than a central authority, and some of those governments are not as reliable a credit ...

Insurers Offer to Stop Charging Sick People More | The Associated Press

March 24, 2009
"The offer here is to transition away from risk rating, which is one of the things that makes life hell for real people," said health economist Len Nichols of the New America Foundation public policy center. "They have never in their history offered to ...

Questions Surround Health IT Money | The Associated Press

March 23, 2009
"The promise of these applications is that we can improve the health and productivity of people with chronic disease," Gregory Seiler, a vice president at BeWell Mobile Technology, Inc., said at the forum sponsored by the New America Foundation and the ...

Spending Question Divides US, Europe | The Associated Press

March 23, 2009
... systems so its always hard to say that one is spending more than the other because there are fundamentally real differences," said Douglas Rediker, head of the Global Strategic Finance Initiative at the New America Foundation in Washington DC. ...

Health Care Overhaul Cost May Reach $1.5 Trillion | The Associated Press

March 18, 2009
Economist Len Nichols, who heads the health policy project at the New America Foundation, said guaranteed coverage will cost $125 billion to $150 billion a year when fully phased in. White House budget director Peter Orszag told the House Budget ...

Decline in Newspapers Renews Idea of Nonprofits | The Associated Press

March 1, 2009
... expensive functions such as investigative reporting and foreign correspondents as newspapers transition to the Internet, said Steve Coll, former managing editor of The Washington Post and now president of the New America Foundation think tank. ...

Obama Wants to Overhaul Health Care; Can He Do It? | The Associated Press

February 21, 2009
They intend to plow ahead," said health economist Len Nichols of the nonpartisan New America Foundation. "Health reform is seen as essential to balancing the federal budget and economic recovery in the long run." People in the US spend $2.4 trillion a ...

Google Sets Up Online Broadband Testing Lab | The Associated Press

January 28, 2009
Its partners are the New America Foundation, a nonpartisan think tank, and the PlanetLab Consortium, which runs network experiments for researchers but ...
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