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Supreme Court weighing health care, but EconoMeter panel has voted

Economic implications for court ruling against Obama plan may be significant, or not


Friday, March 30, 2012

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Kelly Cunningham, National University System
Answer: NO

Rather than a health care plan we do not want, need, or can afford, much better reforms can be instituted instead. The flawed Affordable Care Act does not make health care better, and makes it more costly, harder to get, and frustratingly bureaucratic. Not only diminishing the quality of the nation’s health care but it is a huge extension of federal power greatly diminishing our economic freedom and constitutional rights. Medicaid and Medicare coverage will still be administered by states better suited to innovate and design health care solutions more effectively than an overreaching federal behemoth of one-size fits all.