Center for Freedom and Prosperity Foundation
For Immediate Release
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
New CF&P Video Warns Americans that European
Style Healthcare is Not the Answer
(Washington, D.C., Tuesday, November 3, 2009) In a video released today by the Center for Freedom and Prosperity Foundation (CF&P),
Eline van den Broek of the European Independent Institute warns that European-style healthcare is the wrong approach and that problems in the U.S. healthcare system are the result of too much government
In the CF&P video entitled, "Don't Copy Europe's Mistakes: Less Government Is the Right Way to Fix Healthcare," Ms. van den Broek
specifically notes that universal health coverage is not the same as universal healthcare, that insurance mandates mean more government control, and that price controls simply do not work.
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"As Ms. van den Broek explains, the right to healthcare often means the right to get in a waiting line," said CF&P Foundation
President Andrew Quinlan, who also noted, "Copying Europe would undermine quality healthcare in America."
"The video shows that government intervention is undermining America's healthcare system," added Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute Senior Fellow and
Chairman of the Board at CF&P. "So it is rather ironic that some politicians think the answer is to further increase the
burden of government," he added.
In this CF&P Foundation video, Eline van den Broek explains that government interference is driving up healthcare costs in America and warns that European
style health "reform" will make the situation even worse. Based on what has happened in Europe, she explains that universal health coverage is not the same
as universal healthcare, that insurance mandates mean more government control, and that price controls simply do not work.
The following are the links to other CF&P Foundation videos including Tax Competition
Primer, VAT-Hidden Tax, Global Flat Tax Revolution, Cutting the U.S. Corporate Income Tax, Promoting Prosperity, Obama's So-Called Stimulus, Obama's Deferral Proposal, Case Against Class-Warfare Tax Policy, 8 Reasons Why Big Government Hurts Economic Growth, President Obama's Dishonest Demagoguery on Tax Havens, a three part series on the Benefits of Tax Havens and a another three-part series on the Laffer Curve.
For additional comments:
Eline van den Broek at Eline@eline.info
Andrew Quinlan can be reached at 202-285-0244, email@example.com
Dan Mitchell can be reached at 202-218-4615, firstname.lastname@example.org