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To cut health costs, doctors, hospitals must end unneeded medical procedures
Sacramento Bee

For weeks now, the nation has been riveted by arguments in the U.S. Supreme Court over one provision of the Affordable Care Act. Does the law’s requirement that every adult buy health insurance violate the U.S. Constitution? We think it does not.

Yet even if the court ultimately shares that view, the federal health care reform law will face monumental hurdles to be successfully implemented. The biggest of these is its cost. Can the nation afford to insure all its citizens?

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