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The Heritage Foundation has a new Issue Brief entitled "Saving the American Dream: A Blueprint for Putting Patients First." The brief explains, "For those who believe in more freedom, less government, and lower health care costs, there is a better way. First, there is no 'fixing' Obamacare; it must be fully repealed. The underlying law is so flawed that instead of trying to right its wrongs, it is better to just start over.... Congress should focus on the main obstacles that still stand in the way of reaching a true patient-centered, market-based model—by reforming Medicare, Medicaid, and the tax treatment of health insurance and enacting commonsense insurance reforms. Just as importantly, Congress should move such policy changes through the normal process so they can be fully debated and vetted—and, if necessary, on a piece-by-piece basis."
Among the ideas the brief discusses are the following: