The health care reform initiative undertaken by President Obama and Congress has taken a good first step in addressing the financial inequities that have kept some consumers out of the health care market. Much more needs to be done.
Burr and Coburn want you to believe that they can raise the Medicare eligibility age, make you pay more in premiums, turn your health care over to the same insurers that are bankrupting you before you're sixty-five -- and that somehow you'll save money!
As the congressional super committee looks for $1.5 trillion in deficit reduction, Republicans on the Senate Finance Committee urged repeal of President Obama's health care reform. The truth is that Republicans are playing a two-sided game over repeal. Here's how.
As is the case with any legislation, there is room for improvement in the Affordable Care Act. Specifically, we should eliminate the IPAB, a board of unelected officials responsible for making cuts to Medicare.