Fresh Reality Check: “We Can Afford Reform, We Can’t Afford the Status Quo”

Another myth and another correction from our Health Insurance Reform Reality Check site. Today, Jared Bernstein, Chief Economist for the Vice President and Executive Director of the Middle Class Task Force, debunks the myth that we can’t afford health insurance reform. To the contrary, not only has the President demanded that reform not add to the deficit in the short term, but reform is the only way to get skyrocketing health care costs under control that will be devastating not for families , businesses, and for government deficits in the long term under the status quo.

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