Health Care's Obstacle: No Will to Cut

If the past year of health care debate has offered a single lesson, it’s that the politics of cutting costs are miserable. We pay for most of our health care indirectly, through taxes or paycheck deductions, which lulls us into thinking that the care is somehow free. As the Stanford economist Victor Fuchs notes, many Americans say they want to control costs — but oppose just about any policy to do so. It should be no surprise that politicians do the same. Full Story »

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