J310 Assignment 1 - Bielamowicz 1 Katie Bielamowicz Steve...

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Bielamowicz 1 Katie Bielamowicz Steve Reese J-310, Unique #7240 25 September 2007 Assignment #1: Hillary Clinton, From Revolution to Evolution Citation: Brooks, David. “Hillary Clinton, From Revolution to Evolution.” New York Times 18 Sept. 2007, National ed., sec A: 27. In his article, Hillary Clinton, From Revolution to Evolution , Brooks argues that although Clinton’s new health care plan sounds much better than those of previous years, it still harbors many unaccounted kinks in the system that will be hard to control. Clinton’s plan relies on a communitarian system, forcing everyone, i.e. insurance companies, governments, and patients, to get together for the common good. Brooks is afraid that this will not work. He cites that insurance companies will look for every means possible out of insuring high-risk people, as they often do, that state governments will not have the monetary means to insure everyone, and that patients will tend to abuse the system, even in minor ways, if medical prices drop as promised. He notes that if the price of M.R.I.s decreases, naturally more people will get M.R.I.s, putting
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course J 310 taught by Professor Reese during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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J310 Assignment 1 - Bielamowicz 1 Katie Bielamowicz Steve...

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