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“Think Outside the Box” Blog Proposes Better Abortion Compromise for Health Reform
Date:11/10/2009

The "Think Outside the Box" Solution to the Abortion coverage debate within health reform is to have policyholders select and pay extra for either a plan which covers abortion or a plan which does not.

(PRWEB) November 10, 2009 -- In response to Saturday’s near-derailment of comprehensive health reform over abortion coverage and the possibility that the same thing could happen again in the Senate, www.ThinkOOB.com, “America’s Marketplace of Ideas” today proposed a novel abortion compromise in which policyholders who want abortion coverage as well as those who don’t want it would both buy riders.    

The base policy premium, the same for everyone, would be a little lower than otherwise to start with. Then, people would have to choose whether to be in the insurance pool that covers abortion (probably costing about $1/month beyond the basic premium), or the pool that does not cover abortion, but rather incurs the projected cost of the higher birthrate and higher neonatal care rate in that pool. Because delivery and newborn care cost more than abortion, the cost to join the pool not covering abortion would be somewhat more than $1/month, perhaps $4/month or more.

The entire post can be found here at ThinkOOB Abortion Compromise . (If for some reason the link is dead, www.thinkOOB.com has this posting under “November.”)

“Health care reform is not about abortion, pro or con, and shouldn’t get derailed because of it,” says Lewis. “This dual-rider approach allows everyone’s principles to be respected. Principles aren’t free, though, so regardless of your position on abortion, you need to pay modestly to adhere to those principles.”

The “Think Outside the Box” community blog, www.thinkOOB.com, offers prizes from $500 to $1 million for the best economic idea originating on the site. The site, the only one offering prizes to highlight great ideas, invites submission of all original economic and other policy ideas, the best of which will be posted. Prize rules are right on the site. Blogger Al Lewis is also author of the forthcoming compilation of the best of those ideas, OOBonomics: The Best “Outside Of the Box” Economic Policy Ideas No One Has Thought of…Until Now. OOBonomics may be pre-ordered from Amazon here .

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