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Health care reform needs more work
Monterey Herald

When President Barack Obama’s health care reform was making its way through Congress, Republicans and other opponents registered plenty of criticisms: It was too generous, too inflexible and too centralized. But such concerns were brushed aside in the push to get a bill passed.

Today, it’s harder to ignore those flaws. Implementation of the program has brought tougher challenges than the administration led Americans to expect. So it has made some major concessions to reality.