In the 10/4/2011 Forbes, Avik Roy asks "Is Mitt Romney Committed to Repealing Obamacare?"
One troubling passage: "...[I]n many settings, Romney did not argue for full repeal, but merely for repealing 'the worst aspects of Obamacare'". I guess he's ok with just eliminating "the worst aspects" of statism.
The federal government is preparing to decide what counts as "essential" medical care. Of course, if the government can declare some care as "essential" it can also declare some care as "not essential".
4 possible political scenarios for ObamaCare in 2012.