Dear Mr. Obama and all of you congress folks:
I know you have been arguing about how to fix our system (and it really does need fixing). I know there is not much you can all agree on. I know it wasn’t all that much fun to face those yelling people at the town hall meetings. The press hasn’t been nice, and the polls aren’t good either. You guys are having a rough go of it.
So I am going to do you a big favor.
What you need right now are some quick wins – some things you can do that will make people happy quickly, and things that can be done without much cost. This is low-hanging fruit that can be picked without a high ladder; it is fruit that will sweeten things and make swallowing the more bitter pills a little easier. Here is what you need to do first:
1. Allow Medicare Patients to Use Drug Discounts
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*This blog post was originally published at Musings of a Distractible Mind*