The September 30, 2009 Christian Science Monitor has published my latest OpEd, “Health Care in Massachusetts: A Warning for America“.

Here is the introduction:

In his recent speech to Congress, President Obama could have promoted healthcare reforms that tapped the power of a truly free market to lower costs and improve access. Instead, he chose to offer a national version of the failing “Massachusetts plan” based on mandatory health insurance. This is a recipe for disaster.

Three years ago, Massachusetts adopted a plan requiring all residents to purchase health insurance, with state subsidies for lower-income residents. But rather than creating a utopia of high-quality affordable healthcare, the result has been the exact opposite — skyrocketing costs, worsened access, and lower quality care…

(Read the full text of “Health Care in Massachusetts: A Warning for America“.)

It’s also mirrored here at Yahoo! Opinion.

[DMH: Please forward the link far and wide!]

   
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