Thursday, February 25, 2010

Healthcare Summit Reading

Government Ordered Health Care Rationing: It’s in the Bill!
Of course, it always has been, but here's chapter and verse.

TV Coverage Limits Success of Health Care Summit
"...the summit broadcast will provide six hours of political posturing about the proper role of government in regulating and mandating health care coverage."
As if that were a bad thing.

A Better Way to Reform Health Care
"Three policy changes will go a long way to achieving these objectives: (1) eliminate the tax code's bias that favors health insurance over out-of-pocket spending; (2) remove state-government barriers to purchasing and providing health services; and (3) reform medical malpractice laws."

The use of reconciliation 1980-2008
Turns out budget reconciliation is usually used for, well, budget-related issues.

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