health care reform

In the current effort to reform Obamacare, Republicans are missing a huge opportunity.

In the current effort to reform Obamacare, Republicans are missing a huge opportunity.

The one really good (and really amazing) thing about Obamacare is that the Democrats put a cap on future Medicare spending. This was not a ten-year cap. It goes on forever – essentially restricting Medicare’s growth to the growth of the economy. According to the Medicare Trustees reports, the day Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act he wiped away more than $50 trillion in unfunded Medicare liability.

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Why Republicans Can’t Pass A Health Care Bill

Why Republicans Can’t Pass A Health Care Bill

Recriminations are already underway – at the White House, on Capitol Hill, in the news media. They are debating whose fault it is that Senate Republicans can’t pass a health care bill. Was it the fault of Mitch McConnell? Or Mike Lee?  Or the half dozen other senators who balked?

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Getting Health Reform Right

Getting Health Reform Right

Here is something you can take to the bank. If Republicans can’t produce an alternative to Obamacare that solves the real problems of ordinary people, they will never be able to pass a health reform bill.

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