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Health Contract with America

calhoun211 Wrote: Jul 07, 2012 6:31 AM
No portability. Could it be it doesn't happen because of the political contributions to stop it from happening? Say it ain't so Joe.
wtmoore1 Wrote: Jul 07, 2012 5:56 PM
Or, it could be that states want to retain some level of protection for their citizens. I definitely don't want some far-away state loosening restrictions on what insurance companies have to cover so every insurance company incorporates there. Just look at Delaware. Why do you think 85% of corporations are incorporated in that state--because the laws are very favorable. Limiting the sale of insurance across state lines provides a modicum of protection to the citizens. At least you can hold your own elected officials accountable.
Opponents of the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) have a nifty catch phrase: repeal and replace. Unfortunately, they are much clearer on "repealing" than they are on "replacing."

Until now. The Congressional Health Care Caucus has posted on their website a Health Contract With America , fashioned by yours truly. I conducted a Capitol Hill briefing on the subject and you can find more details at the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) website. Let's hope every candidate for office this fall endorses the Contract. Here are the main ideas:

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