Health Care University: Which Reforms Are Better—or Worse—than Doing Nothing?

Line in the Sand #1: No Public Plan

Capitol Hill Briefing
April 17, 2009 12:00PM
B-369 Rayburn House Office Building
Featuring Michael F. Cannon, Director, Health Policy Studies, and coauthor of Healthy Competition: What’s Holding Back Health Care and How to Free It.
President Obama and others on the Left have proposed a public plan–modeled on Medicare–to compete with private insurers. But Medicare is not the solution; it is the problem. Besides, there’s no true competition if one of the players is also the referee. This session will explain why any package of reforms including “Medicare for More” deserves defeat.