Since the passage of ObamaCare in 2010, critics of the law have endured the criticism that we’re all about opposition, without providing constructive alternatives for health care reform. The truth is closer to the polar opposite – if anything, we suffer from a surplus, rather than a deficit, of comprehensive plans to repeal and replace ObamaCare.
This seems like a rather good problem to have, given that our entire philosophy is based upon encouraging innovation and competition. But, having many different alternatives is only useful to the extent that they are moving towards a common set of principles. We can all agree to support “patient-centered care” (and that’s a good start), but what does that really mean?
To answer this question, FreedomWorks has released a set of ten principles of health care reform that we believe any ObamaCare replacement plan should follow: