One of the scary things about health reform bills is that you forget how bad the status quo really is… But then I read parts of the legislation and remember how many problems in our health system aren’t the exceptions, but the rules themselves, as they exist today. It’s amazing how much of health reform bills like H.R. 3200 are putting in place rules than seem so common sense that you wonder why they aren’t in place already.
Some may not agree. Jonathan Alter has a Newsweek column entitled Our Health Care System Is Just Fine As Is! It’s a must read.