There is a better way.

As millions of Americans, including seniors, families, and small business owners suffer the impacts of failed national healthcare “reform,” many in Congress and in the state capitals are searching for a better way.

Who should make decisions about health care for you and your family – Washington insiders or you? We think you should decide. Let’s put citizens back in control by implementing the Health Care Compact.


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Latest from the Health Care Compact Blog

The Challenge of Innovation and Expensive Drugs

POSTED 12 hours ago BY HEALTH CARE COMPACT

One of the biggest threats to Obamacare is innovation. The healthcare policy scene was rocked by news that insurers were going to ask for very hefty premium increases in 2016. "There are some eye-popping numbers in health plans’ proposals for 2016 insurance premiums in some states under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare."

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Will Bundled Payments Save Obamacare?

POSTED 12 hours ago BY HEALTH CARE COMPACT

The high cost of health care is putting political pressure on the administration to find ways to reduce cost. In the blue state of California, 44% of Covered California customers reported difficulty paying premiums, according to the Los Angeles Times.

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Embracing Narrow Networks

POSTED 12 hours ago BY HEALTH CARE COMPACT

In the latest sign that cost considerations are beginning to outweigh all others a number of newspaper articles are beginning to argue that less is more. The New Republic argues that “Maybe You Don't Need a Big Doctor Network to Get Good Care.” The Washington Examiner writes “Broad healthcare networks do not equal high quality”. And the New York Times, the newspaper of record maintains that “Health Insurance Shoppers Look to Limited Networks to Save Money.”

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The Health Care Compact

The Constitution established a federal government, but with limited and enumerated powers, and reserved to the states or to the people those powers not granted to the federal government. One power that properly belongs at the state level is the power to regulate Health Care. However, the federal government has preempted state action in this area.

The Health Care Compact is an interstate compact – which is simply an agreement between two or more states that is consented to by Congress – that restores authority and responsibility for health care regulation to the member states (except for military health care, which will remain federal), and provides the funds to the states to fulfill that responsibility.

The Health Care Compact does not conflict with the efforts by state attorneys general, state legislators and members of congress to repeal or modify the health care bill.

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