A constant theme on this blog has been the sheer unsustainability of the current health care system. There is no question that the Democrats made some real mistakes in their efforts to enact reform, but recent news on the massive spikes in premiums in California and other states have brought the need for change back to the forefront. What is the Republican plan to stop this massive cost spiral in health care that is consuming our economy? I honestly haven’t heard one proposal that would even make a slight dent in it. Health care premium increases of the magnitude we are seeing will simply force more people into the ranks of the uninsured. And maybe that is where we are heading. The President spent his weekly address on the health premium problem this week. What are the Republican solutions?
Read the Washington Post piece here.