Take Another Swing at Health Care Reform

Image from Peter G. Peterson Foundation; Data from OECD Health Statistics, June 2016.
  1. Require care providers to publish the costs of every procedure
  2. Require HSA availability for every insurance plan
  3. Regulate the cost of emergency care to prevent companies from profiting on patient crises
  4. Provide a government-subsidized plan for low-income Americans, available on the free market
  5. Maintain protection for pre-existing conditions

1. Require care providers to publish the costs of every procedure

Image from a 2010 AEI article on price transparency — worth a read if you’re willing to dive into details on health care pricing and economics.

2. Require HSA availability for every insurance plan

3. Regulate the cost of emergency care to prevent companies from profiting on patient crises

Image from medicina.med.up.pt

4. Provide a government-subsidized plan for low-income Americans, available on the free market

5. Maintain protection for pre-existing conditions

From lodiwineawards.com

Hope for the Future of American Health Care

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Abe Collier

Abe Collier

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