Let private sector handle reform
Regarding “Ryan: Plan is bipartisan,” I support the Romney/Ryan plan. Obama and his re-election team have been deceiving with regard to Medicare/Medicaid and what ACA really means for American healthcare consumers as well as providers.
The bottom line is that the U.S. spends nearly 18% of its gross domestic product on healthcare, whereas other developed countries spend 9% to 11%. More importantly, Americans have healthcare that is inferior to those countries that spend less. More money is not more value. I believe that Obama views ACA and its inherent changes to Medicare and Medicaid as an interim step to a true government-run, national healthcare system.
Taking fraud out of the system (Obama’s solution to the $750 billion) is not going to get the job done. That has been the party line for years and it has yet to be managed. I believe that the private sector, if given the opportunity, can manage the healthcare more efficiently and we will have a system that provides more value to American healthcare consumers.