Groups representing hospitals, health-insurance companies, doctors, drug makers, medical-device makers and labor … will promise to help reduce the growth of national health-care spending by 1.5 percentage points in each of the next 10 years. (Wall Street Journal)
Cynicism aside, it’s a good first step. Certainly a far cry from Harry and Louise (though even their views have changed). But remember, a reduction in health care cost growth still means health care cost growth. The left is optimistic, the right is trying to get organized.