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Finding the nerve to cut health costs

New York Times, December 9, 2009

Over the next several weeks, members of Congress will be confronted with one scary story after another about what will happen if they try to cut healthcare costs, says David Leonhardt in this article in the New York Times. But it is abundantly clear that our medical system wastes enormous amounts of money on healthcare that does notmake people healthier, Leonhardt says, and healthcare costs must be cut despite the scare stories.