Commentary: Hm Os: Listen To Your Patients Or Else

And so it has come to pass that, once again, health-care reform perishes. It had no chance, really. Caught up in Monica-rama and the prospect of impeachment proceedings, legislators readily ditched their comparatively tame effort to make the managed-care industry play nice. When Congress folds its tent on Oct. 9, the putative Patient Bill of Rights will quietly expire.

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