The Senate health care bill hammered out by Majority Leader Harry Reid comes out today. Susie Madrak at CrooksandLiars.com points out a glaring omission in the bill:
There’s still one big elephant in the reform room: There are no restrictions on increases based on age. Unless something changes drastically in the final version of the bill (and if you don’t call your congress critter, it definitely won’t), this is a giant shell game in which health insurers will get their profits from one new underwriting emphasis rather than another.
We will be watching.
Full story from the Wall Street Journal.