The GOP health care plan is only four (4!) short & easy-to-read pages

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    That is like an outline that basically says, "we need to do something". The devil is in the details of which there are none in those four pages. When you start adding in the details of "how" you will actually accomplish the items in the outline, you will get 1,000+ pages.

    For instance......

    Promoting Healthy Living and Quality Care for All Americans Now and
    Tomorrow:

    Innovations in treatment and access to quality health care information are critical to
    ensuring Americans receive the best possible care. It’s no secret that patients in other
    countries are often denied care or die waiting to get access to the top treatments.

    To promote prevention and wellness while ensuring every American has access to
    high quality health care, the Republican plan:

    • Promotes prevention and wellness by giving employers and insurers greater flexibility
    to financially reward employees who seek to achieve or maintain a healthy weight,
    quit smoking, and manage chronic illnesses like diabetes. How?
    • Rewards high-quality care, instead of encouraging health care providers to order more
    and unnecessary services. How?
    • Uses new and innovative treatment programs to better coordinate care between health
    care providers, ensuring that those with chronic disease receive the care they need and
    do not continue to fall through the cracks. How?
    • Encourages the creation of health plan finders to provide patients with the tools to
    easily find the right health plan that best meets their needs. How?
    • Gives patients access to health care information so that they can identify and select
    health care providers who deliver high-quality care at a lower cost. How?
    • Makes health care more convenient by eliminating bureaucratic red tape to expand
    access to Community Health Centers that are so critical to underserved areas, both in
    large cities and in rural America. How?
    • Encourages home care and independence for patients rather than forcing individuals
    into institutionalized settings. How?
    • Promotes seniors' access to the doctors they need by modernizing Medicare
    reimbursements. How?
    • Provides incentives to physicians who enter the field of primary care, helping to
    ensure all Americans have access to the doctors they need. How?
     
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    Actually, that is the outline, anyone have the link to the actual bill they are proposing?
     
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    It looks like an outline is all they actually have.

    News
     
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    WTF?

    The Democrats don't have a plan! IT'S NOT EVEN WRITTEN YET! All they can do is float "Trial Balloons".

    At least the Republicans put forth a plan for all to discuss. The Commie Party wants to pass a bill before it's even written!

    Serious WTF!
     
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    Seriously WTF back at you.

    health care solutions group "roy blunt" - Google Search

    BTW, I'm a registered Republican conservative. We got nothing.
     
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    Yes that is the GOP outline....short and sweet....

    The points you list above are pretty self-explanatory as to intent....
     
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    If that link doesn't work (and sometimes they don't) just search for H.R. 3400
     
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    The road to hell is paved with good intentions. This is much like Obama's "yes we can". Heavy on hope, light on details.........and as I said earlier, the devil is in the details. Nobody disagrees with any of the outline bullet points. They state the obvious. What they don't state is HOW you PLAN to actually accomplish the bullet point.

    A chicken in every pot is a great campaign promise. How the chickens make it to your pot is a whole other story.
     

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