A reader wrote;” I am getting tired of you telling me how bad the healthcare reform bill is.”
I am tired of writing about the bill. I feel compelled to try to clearly explain the harmful potential of the bill to an unsuspecting public.
Most Americans agree the country needs healthcare reform.
Many intelligent people believe President Obama is on the right track. They believe he is going to provide universal healthcare coverage, affordable healthcare cost, and improve the quality of medical care.
Few in the mainstream media are discussing the real impact of President Obama’s Healthcare Reform Plan.
President Obama cannot accomplish his goals with this bill. He is going to increase federal spending and taxes for every American’s not just the wealthy. Read more »
*This blog post was originally published at Repairing the Healthcare System*
For months, Congress has been debating health care reform proposals that would have the effect of dealing a heavy blow to the system of state-by-state insurance regulation. State governments have stood by, silently. I’ve been wondering (here
) when the states would start to raise objections.
Slowly, it’s starting to happen. What has been a mostly overlooked factor in the health care reform debate may end up being one of the most important.
In fourteen states, legislators are trying to pass constitutional amendments that would ban health insurance mandates. Meanwhile, a bi-partisan group of governors are objecting to provisions of the Baucus plan that would leave the cost of expanding Medicaid to the states (by contrast, the House bill provides federal money for this). It’s an emerging trend that may reflect growing unease in state governments. Read more »
*This blog post was originally published at See First Blog*