|By The Baltimore Sun|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
So why do this at all?
And that, after all, has always been the point of
Unfortunately, one of the most critical element of the health care reform law -- assuring the coverage of people with pre-existing conditions -- is not something
There are many other measures within the health care law that could die on the vine with the
We have never claimed that the Obama health care law was perfect. It still leaves many Americans with insufficient coverage and it does too little to control costs. But at least it brought the U.S. closer to other developed nations of the world in guaranteeing that people, regardless of income, have access to decent and affordable health care.
That's why the law passed two years ago, and it's why
Would Republicans prefer that the government actually take over health insurance with a