Will Reform Cut Health Care Costs? Don't Bet on It

By Mort Kondracke - October 2, 2009

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The good news about health care reform is that, if it passes, the ranks of the uninsured will be reduced. The bad news is that reducing the surging cost of health care in the United States will remain iffy, at best. There's reason to fear that, even with reform, the nation's total outlays for health care - currently 17 percent of gross domestic product - will continue to soar, and so will federal...

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