The cost of good intentions

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Author(s) New York Daily News editorial board
Source New York Daily News
Date July 24, 2009
Quotes-start.png "Without action, the future is, in fact, bleak. Nationally, we're on pace by 2025 to dedicating one of every four dollars in our economy to the health system. But the plans circulating in Congress have done precious little to lift that unsustainable burden. On the contrary, Douglas Elmendorf, head of the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, analyzed the current proposals and concluded that, in fact, they make matters worse. "The curve is being raised," he testified, describing cost acceleration." 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.