CANNON: Six months later …

Coverage is decreasing, and prices are going up

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But even if Congress did nothing more than repeal Obamacare, that would deliver a real dose of consumer protection by arresting this downward spiral of rising costs and deteriorating quality.

Michael F. Cannon is director of health-policy studies at the Cato Institute and co-author of “Healthy Competition: What’s Holding Back Health Care and How to Free It” (Cato Institute, 2005).

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