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Breaking Health Care Research: Pursuing a Different Path in Health Reform
Posted By Margot Crouch On March 23, 2011 @ 5:00 pm In Health Care | 4 Comments
After one year, Obamacare remains just as unpopular as ever. The fight for repeal has gained ground in both Congress and the states. But repeal is only the first step in setting a new agenda on health care.
In her recently released paper , Heritage expert Nina Owcharenko explains the four steps necessary to creating lasting reform that is truly market-based and patient-centered: “Unlike Obamacare, Congress should pursue an approach to health care reform that preserves the doctor–patient relationship and cutting-edge innovation while controlling costs and expanding access to private health coverage.”
According to Owcharenko, successful reform will focus on four crucial areas:
Over the last year, the push back against Obamacare has shown that Americans do not want a health care system where government—rather than doctors and patients—makes the calls. To learn more about why patient-centered, market-based reforms that control costs is the right way to go, read Owcharenko’s full report here .
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 her recently released paper: http://www.heritage.org/Research/Reports/2011/03/Restarting-Health-Care-Reform-A-New-Agenda
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