Health Care Politics

Example, please!


How Not to Win the “Death Panel” Debate: Arguments in favor of Obamacare’s appointed, cost-cutting “Independent Payment Advisory Board”–like this effort from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities–would be a lot more persuasive if they gave at least one (1) concrete example of ineffective health spending the IPAB will eliminate to achieve its cost target. We’re assured the “board may not make recommendations to ration health care, cut benefits, increase premiums and cost sharing, or restrict eligibility” for Medicare. Good to hear! (And we know they would never try to finesse the definition of “ration.”) So what would they recommend? …

via Example, please! | The Daily Caller.

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