This plan represents a simple solution to pursuing all the best aspects of choice, quality and access in our American medical system, without the need to add any new taxes or increasing national debt.
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I've reviewed the current form of the your Senate Finance Committee bill, which is basically a good compromise, but has significant watered-down defects as it's about to go to vote.
Whose plan gets my nod, for bipartisan reality and feasibility, to save and improve our unique, innovative American health care system and not saddle our country with unsustainable debt? I vote for Senator Max Baucus.
Mr. Buffett, you're not in the health insurance market, but this might be the opportunity to bring your successful Berkshire companies to the table, to help solve the major issue of our time.
My plan is to mandate that the 159 urban medical schools in the U.S. -- remembering that "school" is in their name -- be required to serve the population within their shadows.
Recently, when an old friend asked me if I had a simple solution for the medical insurance and access problems on the front pages of America's newspapers, I told him: "Yes, I do."
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