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|quote="Ideally, lawmakers would finance those changes in ways that would increase consumers' sensitivity to healthcare costs without eliminating jobs and slowing economic growth. The House bill fails that test for a couple of reasons: It suggests to most Americans that they're getting a better healthcare system for free, and it makes one small group pay for improvements that benefit everyone."
 
|quote="Ideally, lawmakers would finance those changes in ways that would increase consumers' sensitivity to healthcare costs without eliminating jobs and slowing economic growth. The House bill fails that test for a couple of reasons: It suggests to most Americans that they're getting a better healthcare system for free, and it makes one small group pay for improvements that benefit everyone."
 
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Latest revision as of 14:42, 11 March 2010

This is an opinion item.

Author(s) Los Angeles Times editorial board
Source Los Angeles Times
Date July 16, 2009
URL http://www.latimes.com/features/health/medicine/la-ed-health16-2009jul16,0,225470.story
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Quotes-start.png "Ideally, lawmakers would finance those changes in ways that would increase consumers' sensitivity to healthcare costs without eliminating jobs and slowing economic growth. The House bill fails that test for a couple of reasons: It suggests to most Americans that they're getting a better healthcare system for free, and it makes one small group pay for improvements that benefit everyone." Quotes-end.png


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This item takes a mixed stance on the position Act should be passed on the topic Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.