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The Romneycare Bout

1:10 AM, Oct 19, 2011 • By JEFFREY H. ANDERSON
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A few minutes later, Cooper asked Herman Cain, “Is there any aspect of so-called Obamacare that you would keep?” Cain replied, “I think we all agree that Obamacare must be repealed because it is a disaster. And the more we learn about it, and the more time goes along, the more we see. We’re all in agreement with that.”

Cain continued, “But here’s where I would start in answering that question. It’s called H.R. 3400” — a sensible, well-conceived proposal introduced in the midst of the Obamacare debate by Dr. Tom Price (R., Ga.), who was then the head of the Republican Study Committee, and 54 cosponsors. Cain added, “This was introduced back in 2009, but you didn’t hear a lot of talk about it. Instead of government being imposed on our system…it basically passes market-centered, market-driven, patient-centered sort of reforms to allow association health plans, to allow loser-pay laws, to allow insurance products to be sold across state lines, and a whole list of other things. So that’s a great place to start.”

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