Sunday, July 26, 2009

Death of the HSA

Proof of the partisanship going into health care legislation are regulations designed to eliminate HSAs. (Cato: Attempted Murder of Home Savings Account).

The ideological goal of Obama, of course, is to eliminate any direct negotiations between doctors and patients. All service negotiations must involve a government agent.

This has me sad as the modest expansion of HSAs was one of the few bright lights of the Bush administration.

Establishing a Medical Savings and Loan will be illegal after the passage of the Obama plan, but I think it is worthwhile for people to discuss the doors being shut during the biggest partisan power grab in American history.

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