One of the next major items on President Obama’s agenda is to pass health care reform legislation. But while it sounds good to some that the government will intervene and make health care more affordable, what will be the real outcome? Why will rationing have to take place if health care costs are really to be reduced? What patients will simply be told their medicine or surgery won’t happen because it’s not ‘cost effective’? How is this already happening in countries with government-run care? Why will you still get sucked into the government system even if you stay with private insurance? Why are Democrats not even planning to hold debate on this major legislation? What is the Republican alternative? We ask Arizona Rep. John Shadegg, a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Arizona Rep. John Shadegg Explains Why Obama Health Care Plan Means Rationing; Government to Decide When and If People Get Drugs and Treatment
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