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Americans Deserve Details on Health Care Reform
Posted By Conn Carroll On March 21, 2009 @ 7:12 am In Health Care,Ongoing Priorities | 23 Comments
Former U.S. Senator Tom Daschle (D-SD) has a heart felt plea for “health care reform now” on the Washington Post  op-ed page today. And it is true, the American people want health care reform. But the op-ed is strikingly devoid of details, and the one it does include, “universal health care” is not encouraging.
Conservatives are the first to admit that there are major  problems  with our current health care system, especially the accelerating government takeover of health care spending.  There are alternatives to government run health care. The health care reform Americans deserve  includes:
While Americans express frustration with our current health system and want action to make coverage more dependable and affordable, they also want the nation’s health system to retain important principles and features. Chief among them is Americans demand for choice, which is a public health plan that will undermine existing coverage  and a Federal Health Board that will ration away  patient-centered decision making , must be avoided at all costs.
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URLs in this post:
 Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/03/19/AR2009031902860.html
 major: http://www.foundry.org/2008/09/04/the-employer-employee-health-care-link-must-be-broken/
 problems: http://www.foundry.org/2008/06/17/morning-bell-government-is-cause-of-not-solution-too-high-health-care-costs/
 accelerating government takeover of health care spending.: http://www.foundry.org/2009/01/26/fast-tracking-government-control-of-health-care/
 health care reform Americans deserve: http://www.heritage.org/Research/HealthCare/sr0027.cfm
 public health plan that will undermine existing coverage: http://www.heritage.org/Research/HealthCare/bg2224.cfm
 Federal Health Board that will ration away: http://www.heritage.org/Research/HealthCare/wm2155.cfm
 patient-centered decision making: http://www.heritage.org/Research/HealthCare/bg2128.cfm
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