On the morning of September 11, the eyewall of Hurricane Irma passed about 10 miles to the east of my home. With the power out, I sat in an interior space, a hand-cranked radio almost my only contact with the world. Without electricity, Wi-Fi, and cable, that radio remained my only real contact for the next four days.
Some feel that enactment of a single-payer system is inevitable, but the tide can be turned immediately by repealing the antitrust exemption uniquely enjoyed by health insurers since 1945. Specifically, the Senate can simply co-adopt H.R. 372, the “Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017,” which was passed by an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote of 416-7 on[…]Read More »