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Thursday, April 12, 2012

How Deval Patrick Gutted Romneycare's Market-Oriented Health Reforms by Avik Roy

This article in Forbes on what happened in Massachusetts after Romney care bill passed is enlightening given that this subject most likely will be hotly debated during the upcoming Presidential election.

Here is a key quote.

And while Democrats have sought to credit (or blame) Romney for the passage of Obamacare, it is more accurate to say that the federal Affordable Care Act is modeled after the Democratically implemented version of the Massachusetts law, as opposed to the one that Romney had sought.

Read the rest of the article for the grisly details.

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