Uploaded on Feb 25, 2010
House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) answers the top five questions submitted by the YouTube community following the bipartisan health care summit. User-submitted questions are listed below:
What is the explicit reasoning behind mandating the purchase of healthcare services?
- Chris, University of Florida
Do you believe that healthcare is a right, or that health insurance is a right?
- Brian, Student
Thompson Reuters had performed a study in which they concluded that 40% of healthcare waste was from unnecessary care. Unnecessary care is primarily a result of a fear of being sued, aka malpractice. What is being done to address malpractice?
- JatPat, Chicago, IL
Why not quit artificially limiting the market? Stop tying health insurance to employers and increase the market dramatically. Allow insurance providers to sell across state lines and increase it even more. The larger the market the lower the price.
- crodgers1981, Lincoln, NE
All people voting on these bills should be required to personally read the entire bill before being allowed to vote on it. It is ridiculous that these bills are thousands of pages long. Bills should be written in clear language.
- Blinn, Illinois
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