Jack Bernard of Monticello, GA, is a retired health care executive who worked extensively with Iowa health care providers, including Iowa Health System. He now is a member of the Jasper County (GA) Board of Commissioners and Jasper County Board of Health. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org)
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Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Healthcare: Head-in-the-Sand 'Solution' is Killing GOP
We Republicans have ourselves to blame for the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. Our reaction to the Clinton health reform proposals in the early 1990s was to have conservative think tanks come up with a free competition model based on expansion of private insurance and Medicaid. That idea became Romneycare, which evolved into Obamacare. It is our baby, ugly or not.