Health care reform

Reason Writers Around Town: Shikha Dalmia on a Bipartisan Fix to ObamaCare

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In her latest Forbes column, Reason Foundation Senior Analyst Shikha Dalmia lists five things that the Republicans and Democrats can each do to forge a genuinely bipartisan compromise to move the nation's health care system toward patient-powered, market-based reform.

"President Obama's televised health care summit this Thursday," writes Dalmia, "has put Republicans in a tough spot. They can't accept any part of his latest trillion-dollar, Big Government overhaul, but if they reject it as a whole, they risk coming across as partisan naysayers. The way out for Republicans is to use the occasion to do some deft political jujitsu by extending to President Obama—on camera—an invitation for a follow-up summit of their own."

Read the whole thing here.