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Op/Ed: Federal Price Controls on Health Care Would Harm Montana

Rep. Dennis Lenz - R

 

September 18, 2019

Price controls are a primary hallmark of a socialist economy. When the government takes over in any market, bad things happen. Whether it is bread lines in the former USSR or the dire lack of medicines in today's Venezuela, price controls lead quickly to shortages, rationing, and worse.

These are not consequences we want for our health care. Can you imagine telling a breast cancer patient there...



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