Host: Cato Institute. Advocates of a new "government option" for health insurance claim that the government will compete on a level playing field with private insurers. But a new lawsuit, Hall v. Sebelius, claims that federal bureaucrats have unlawfully coerced seniors to enroll in the Medicare program rather than purchase private insurance. Come hear the lead attorney in that case, Kent Masterson Brown, explain how federal bureaucrats exceeded their statutory authority and tipped the scales toward Medicare. Cato director of health policy studies Michael F. Cannon will explain the relevance of Hall v. Sebelius to today's health reform debate.
Official Website: http://www.cato.org/event.php?eventid=6626
Added by insideronline on October 5, 2009