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S. D. Melzer

S.D. Melzer, a free-lance writer in Southeast Michigan, is an adjunct scholar with the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. She covered health care issues for a major metropolitan newspaper for nearly a decade, and her articles on health care and other subjects have appeared in prominent national magazines and newspapers around the country.

From S. D. Melzer

Granholm’s Task Force Report: Wrong Prescription, Critical Disease

In the four states with a long-term care insurance partnership program, around 180,000 long-term care insurance policies have been sold — a purchase rate far higher than in other states. Of these policyholders, only 86 have had to resort to Medicaid. … more