No, we aren't. Since you can't make choices about emergency care and we were specifically discussion the choice aspect since that's what you were taking issue with. Prices would decrease for emergency care too, but there wouldn't be any competition in that market.We're talking about the entire health care system, which includes emergency care.
Yes, it would work much like the cosmetic surgery industry if we remove the middlemen who drive costs ever upward. We need to return *the patient* as the ONLY decision maker and the ONLY person who pays.Those people already have those choices now. What does this have to do with cost control?
Most already have a choice of providers today too. Look, choice is a powerful cost control tool, but don't suggest that it can work exactly like plastic surgery.
"God Bless Our Troops in Harms Way."
No Abortion funding - the new bill provides no funding. So there's no idea there that is new.
Cross state borders - Oh please....the same insurance companies are operating state to state. This is not going to have any effect at real reform.
You wanna try again?
Women (Nasty or otherwise) are going to be the reason that Donald Trump is NEVER President!
Given the most want health care reform and if this gets voted down now, no one will have the guts to try this again for 100 years, its no wonder that the prevailing wisdom in the demo party is to get something done, even if it means losing a few congressional seats....