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Is There a Republican Alternative to Obamacare?

mhale Wrote: Apr 08, 2012 2:16 AM
John, the Republican alternative to Obamacare is nothing, and rightfully so. The government cannot effectively deliver healthcare. Medicare and Medicaid are the example.
Henryk A Kowalczyk Wrote: Apr 08, 2012 4:18 PM
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This is a good concept, but it does not address the issue of preexisting conditions. This issue will be addressed only if we change the health insurance concept form the one year contract, to the life span contract. One year contract is good for the insurance companies’ bookkeepers, and insurance companies’ stockholders. Life time span contract is the only one good for you and me. Hence, the issue is in deregulating insurance companies to the point that they will provide service good for you and me, not for them, but approved by government regulations. More about it:

Henryk A Kowalczyk Wrote: Apr 08, 2012 4:15 PM
As much as you are right, you are impractical. Your opponents will point correctly that having nothing instead of Obamacare will make people dying without adequate care before the free market will come out with another solution. This is not acceptable.

Hence, the right approach is in understanding how the free market works, and in making changes in the current system, that it gradually will remove the government from the health care system.

If you followed the links in the J.C. Goodman text, to other more detailed articles, you would notice that he advocates for the system based on the combination of Health Savings Accounts and high deductible catastrophic health insurance. This is a good concept, but it does not address the issue of pre

Just about every Republican candidate for office in the country is an unabashed opponent of ObamaCare. But if they get rid of the Democrat's health reform law, what would they replace it with?

Some critics claim that the GOP only knows what it's against when it comes to health policy. They have no positive agenda for solving the problems of rising costs, inadequate quality and, for many, lack of access to care.

But the critics are wrong. There is a Republican health plan. And it's even more radical and more progressive than ObamaCare! What is it? It's the health reform...