The U.S. Senate is preparing to vote on a bill that has a promising name but a frightening reality. The “Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act of 2014” (H.R. 1281) passed the House in late June and, if approved by the Senate and signed into law, would provide $99.5 million to state newborn screening programs and research initiatives.
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Twila Brase is the president of the Citizens' Council for Health Freedom.
Words can deceive, as proponents of federal health reform know well. Calling the proposed state health insurance exchanges “marketplaces” is nothing but a veiled attempt to use free-market terms to describe a system that is anything but free.