. You can trust government, but you can't trust markets.
• Equality of results and health care equity, with expansion of coverage, is paramount.
• Standardize and homogenize health plans into one-size-fits-all plans that offer comprehensive and coordinated care.
. The power if centralized government transcends the power of individual states.
• Make all health plans and all states comply with federal mandates and regulations.
• Health care is too important to be left to consumers, doctors, hospitals, and private markets.
• Health care technologies should, and must be, be assessed by government before and after introduction into the market.
• The practice of medicine is a rational, measurable science and its technologies and outcomes must be managed by outside experts.
• All physician and hospital practices must be digitized so they can be monitored and paid-for-performance based on evidence.
• You cannot depend on health care stakeholders or competition or markets, or consumers spending their own money, to be self-regulating.
• Big Government and Big Academe know best.