Repeal, A Critical Step Backward on Cost Control

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January 20, 2011

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CostCoverageDelivery System ReformsDisparitiesDrug and Device Cost ContainmentEconomic ImpactsFinancingInnovationInsurancePolicy ImplementationPrevention & WellnessQuality & SafetyTrends

Center for American Progress released a report on January 19, 2011, the same day the U.S. House of Representatives voted to the repeal of the health  reform bill. John Gruber, MIT health economist and former Obama advisor, warns of “the enormous step backward that repeal would represent for health care in our country, for the income security of our citizens, and for the fiscal health of our government.”

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