These four policies - replicating the experimentation that led to welfare reform, creating a right-sized plan to deal with pre-existing conditions, doing away with prejudicial tax treatment for employer health insurance and setting up a thoughtful Medicaid block grant - are practical alternatives to a health care policy doomed to fail either in the courts or in the court of public opinion.
Jim Stergios is executive director and Joshua Archambault is director of health care policy at the Pioneer Institute, publisher of “The Great Experiment: the States, the Feds, and Your Health Care” (2012).
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'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
By Tom Howell Jr. - The Washington Times
House Republicans who are critical of the federal health care law have written to more than a dozen companies, including top insurers Aetna and BlueCross BlueShield, to ask if President Obama’s top health official tried to solicit funds from them to support the overhaul.