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Opinion

July 16, 2012 | Lynn Nicholas

Reducing payments to hospitals doesn’t reduce health care costs, it just shifts them to someone else

Piloting a glider successfully requires learning how to avoid over steering, otherwise a flight can quickly turn into a crisis. That same common-sense principle should apply to our state’s health care reform efforts. We are on the right course. But over steering by government could send the system spinning off course.

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