Citizens’ Health Care Working Group Report Gets Thumbs Down

Our David Hogberg is commenting extensively on the Citizens’ Health Care Working Group’s report (PDF, released Monday. See The National Center’s press release today, for instance.

He has also blogged about it on the American Spectator blog here and here. Some highlights:

The Citizen’s Health Care Working Group’s report is also plagued with a lot of nice-sounding fluff. For example, “Many Americans hold the view that public policy aimed at the growing crisis in health care cannot succeed unless all Americans are able to get the health care they need when they need it, and that all Americans pay their fair share.”What does that mean? How do you determine exactly when health care is needed, and how do you define “fair share”? Well, actually, I do know how that last one is defined: higher taxes.

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