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James C. Capretta

James C. Capretta

New Atlantis Contributing Editor James C. Capretta is an expert on health care and entitlement policy, with years of experience in both the executive and legislative branches of government. E-mail: jcapretta@aei.org.


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Friday, June 15, 2012

The Case for Romney’s Health Care Plan in USA Today 

I have an Op-Ed today in USA Today, offering an opposing viewpoint to their editorial:

This week, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney began to describe the kind of health care reform plan he would implement if he is elected president. It's the right vision, and it's very different from President Obama's.

The president's 2010 law is based on a government-centric approach to health care reform. The federal government, already heavily involved in regulating the health sector through Medicare and Medicaid, will have near-total control over all important decisions under the new law, including what's covered by insurance, where people go to access their coverage, and how doctors and hospitals should organize themselves.

Gov. Romney has a different focus....

You can read the rest of the piece here. (Note that their editors chose the title.)

posted by James C. Capretta | 12:25 pm
Tags: Obamacare, Mitt Romney
File As: Health Care