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Rising health costs: Do they change your view of health-care reform?

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Health-care reform signed by Presisdent Obama earlier this year is set to hike costs, according to a new government report. It says costs under reform will be slightly higher than they would otherwise.

"By 2019, the average American will spend $13,652 on health care, according to the report," Monitor reporter Laurent Belsie writes. "Without reform, the average would be slightly lower: $13,387 per person. They now spend an average $8,389."

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Despite these expected higher costs, do you support the broad goals of health-care reform as defined by Mr. Obama and congressional Democrats? Or is this report further evidence in your mind that reform may harm more than it helps?

Share your thoughts below.


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