Resources for fact-checking health reform claims
Nine websites for untangling fact from fiction
So you heard someone say something was a part of health insurance reform, and you’re wondering if it’s true. Where do you turn? Here are some honest efforts to bring facts to the table and set rumors and speculations aside. The list is quoted from a post of Nate Van Duzer.
Start with this regularly-updated site from the Kaiser Family Foundation that compares the different reform proposals on the table.
Factcheck.org is a trusted source of nonpartisan myth-busting and truth-telling. For the latest information about whether new advertisements, speeches, or e-mails tell the truth, visit this site.
A summary of factcheck.org’s research into several arguments surrounding health-care reform, published July 14, 2009.
“A Primer on the Details of Health Care Reform” from The New York Times, published August 9, 2009.
“10 Health Care Reform Myths” from CBS News, published August 6, 2009.
“Fact or Fiction? The Truth About Four Health Care Fears” from ABC News, published August 13, 2009.
8 Myths about Health Care Reform from the AARP Magazine, published July/August 2009.
A good source of current news, background information, and analysis all in one place.
Interviews and analysis of five capitalist democracies and how they each do health care.
Nate Van Duzer is the policy intern at Sojourners.
To learn more about health-care reform, click here to visit Sojourners’ Health-Care Resources Web page.
Truth is ever the friend of justice. Go get it.
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Written by Monte
August 14, 2009 at 5:18 pm
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