Health Care - GOP Solutions for America - GOP.gov What Americans want are common-sense, responsible solutions that address the rising cost of health care and other major problems. In the national Republican address on Saturday, October 31, 2009, House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) discussed Republicans plan for common-sense health care reform our nation can afford. Boehners address emphasized four common-sense reforms that will lower health care costs and expand access to quality care without a government takeover of our nations health care system that kills jobs, raises taxes on small businesses, or cuts Medicare for seniors: Number one: let families and businesses buy health insurance across state lines. Number two: allow individuals, small businesses, and trade associations to pool together and acquire health insurance at lower prices, the same way large corporations and labor unions do. Number three: give states the tools to create their own innovative reforms that lower health care costs. Number four: end junk lawsuits that contribute to higher health care costs by increasing the number of tests and procedures that physicians sometimes order not because they think it's good medicine, but because they are afraid of being sued. --- Can someone on the left really support the 1990 page monstrosity over these ideas? If so, what makes the 1990 pages so much better for the American people?