I am “for” universal tax credits for individuals and corporate employees.
I am “for” national marketing and choice of employee health benefit plans now enjoyed by government employees.
I am “for” marketing of plans across state lines. I am “for” widespread implementation of health savings accounts linked to high deductible plans.
I am “for” direct-cash and concierge practices. I am “for” moving the age of Medicare eligibility to 67, means testing for Medicare, Medicare vouchers, Medicaid block grants for the states – whatever it takes to preserve, save, and sustain these vital programs for future generations.
It is controversial because it is the most comprehensive piece of social legislation ever attempted. It covers the whole health care waterfront: coverage, quality and efficiency, prevention and wellness,,the health care workforce, fraud and abuse, long term care, biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, neglect of the poor and elderly.