What Happens the Day After Health Reform?

Enacting health reform is the easy part. What happens the day after? The University of Chicago held a terrific forum on health care on Sept. 10 in Washington. It was headlined by HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who said that “what we’re really talking...

What’s Wrong with a Public Health Care Plan?

Am I missing something? I really don’t get all the handwringing among insurers and the pharmaceutical industry about a public health plan component to reform. One of the latest naysayers is Eli Lilly’s CEO, John Lechleiter, who said that a public plan is...