In a boost to the Obama administration's efforts to frame health care reform as an economic boon, a group of 20 health economists sent a letter to the White House on Tuesday touting the fiscal results of passing reform legislation.
The group lists four specific elements of reform as crucial to controlling costs and righting the fiscal trajectory of the health care system's overhaul. They include making legislation deficit neutral (which describes both the House and Senate version of reform), including an excise tax on high-cost insurance plans (which is part of the Senate's version of reform, but not the House's version), creating an independent Medicare commission (also in the Senate bill), and general changes to the delivery system.
Has the full letter here
Where did I say anything about the right, Republicans, conservatives? Someone seems awful guilty and offended. Let's see I financially support a foster family (Christian based)- have done so for the last 15 years. 10% goes to a faith based group. Last 4 years I paid 25% of a student's private school tuition. My husband sits the board of 3 outreach charities. He also runs a company that is geared toward se challenged citizens- Weekly lunch maker for homeless citizens. Have you always been so distrusting of the government? Doesn't that indicate a system wide (rather than party specific) problem???
Answer by Sisteract at 1:12 PM on Nov. 18, 2009
Answer by momof030404 at 11:07 PM on Nov. 17, 2009
yes, really, it has the full letter , also when grly posted form there it was a fine source
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Answer by grlygrlz2 at 7:12 AM on Nov. 18, 2009