Category Archives: GOP health care plan

11-D Chess Online

If Obama had written a health care bill a la Clinton 1993, that same fiasco would have happened all over again. So he chose the opposite strategy: identifying three key elements of reform, he described the same plan he’d envisioned … Continue reading

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GOP Health Care Reform Fiasco

House Minority Leader John Boehner gave the GOP radio address yesterday. After once again emphasizing the incredible size of the bill (about 90% longer than the slightly less interesting Battlefield Earth), Boehner repeated his party’s “plan” for health care reform: … Continue reading

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The Road to Single-Payer

Expanding a bit on yesterday’s post, I’d like to lay out the path to single-payer and explain the reasons why single-payer can’t be put into effect quickly. First comes this PDF chart from 2007, which I shamelessly stole via Nobel … Continue reading

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GOP Health Care Proposal, part 2

I am reading the GOP health care plan, looking for good things Obama could take from it. Anything Obama does take from their plan is a way to help ensure we get a good law in the end (and a … Continue reading

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