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On health bill, GOP's road is a new map

New York Times, February 9, 2010

If Congressional Republicans decide to participate in President Obama's bipartisan healthcare summit this month, they have laid out principles and alternatives that provide a road map to what a Republican healthcare bill would look like if they had the power to decide the outcome. The Republicans have a set of ideas intended to make health insurance more widely available and affordable, by emphasizing tax incentives and state innovations, with no new federal mandates and only a modest expansion of the federal safety net, the New York Times reports.