Hurray for Health Reform
By PAUL KRUGMAN
Published: March 18, 2012
,,,,,,,,,,As I said, the reform is mainly aimed at Americans who fall through the cracks in our current system — an important goal in its own right.
...........But what makes reform truly urgent is the fact that the cracks are rapidly getting wider, because fewer and fewer jobs come with health benefits; employment-based coverage actually declined even during the “Bush boom” of 2003 to 2007, and has plunged since.