Obamacare Or Not, Republicans Should Focus On Reducing The Cost Of Health Care

Source: Avik Roy, Forbes, Vol. 193 no. 12 September 8, 2014

For all the endless talk about reforming the health care system these past five years, it’s remarkable how little we’ve done to solve its actual problems. Spending hundreds of billions of taxpayer dollars to subsidize insurance coverage for several million people? That’s the easy part. The hard part is addressing the fact that American health care is so expensive.