Engler: Health Care Reform Should Not Abandon the Good

By April 29, 2009Health Care

An op-ed in today’s Investor’s Business Journal by NAM President John Engler, “Keep Best Of ‘Employer-Based’ Coverage“:

As President Obama and Congress ponder far-reaching plans for health care reform, manufacturers ask them to remember this often-overlooked reality: There is much in our employer-based health care system worth preserving.

In fact, in recent years many employers have been able to reduce health care costs by emphasizing prevention, empowering patients and utilizing the latest information technology. In reforming health care, Washington should emulate and expand on these measures.

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