and the Right to Health Care
(Volume 4, No. 4, July/August 1999)
Privacy (Part I): Market Incentives vs. Envy and Socialism
by Thomas Dorman, MD
The Cost-Effectiveness of Killing: An Overview of Nazi "Euthanasia"
by John E. Gardella, MD
Incremental Socialism --- A Glimpse of the Big Picture
by Robert P. Gervais, MD
A Kinder, Gentler HCFA? by Lawrence R. Huntoon, MD, PhD
An Irresistible Force? by Russell L. Blaylock, MD
You Copy That? by P. Gardner Goldsmith
The Rise of Managed Care --- Is Capitalism to Blame? by David T. Springer, MD
Correspondence: The Police State of Medicine, IMEs or Juries, Judicial Interference --- Justified Paternalism? How Perverted Can HMO Medicine Get?
News Capsules: MSA Expansion, NCPA Tax Credit Plan, AAPS Statement on Legislation on Data Collection, Government Violating Privacy, Dr. Kevorkian Convicted, Armed "Flak-jacketed" Agents Carry Out Medicare Raid, Gun Lawsuits Off Target, Benefits of Guns Exceed Costs, FDA Charged with Approving Sale of Tainted Blood, Patients to Spy on Their Doctors, Mediscare II and the Medicare Reform Commission, Canadian Poll on Health Care.
News and Analysis: Robbery:
"It all depends how you define it," Canadian Doctors and Patients
Migrating South, Poor Penmanship --- New Medicare Scheme to Recoup More
Money From Doctors.
Private Contracting: Everyone's Answer to Medical Liberty by James P. Weaver, MD
Is There a Right to Health Care? by Miguel A. Faria, Jr., MD
The Constitution - Plain and Simple
U.S. Constitution 201 --- A Conspiracy by Curtis W. Caine, MD
Schubert's "Unfinished Symphony" by Robert J. Cihak, MD
Healthcare's Future Population-Based Medicine by Alva W. Whitehead, MD
Cloning of the American Mind --- Eradicating Morality Through Education by B.K. Eakman.
Reviewed by Delbert H. Meyer, MD
Medicare Private Contracting --- Paternalism or Autonomy by John S. Hoff.
Reviewed by Lois J. Copeland, MD