In his piece "Newt's Health Problems", Catron notes:
Gingrich praised many of Donald Berwick's ideas, based on bad study on medical errors.(Read the full text of "Newt's Health Problems".)
Gingrich supported government-financed end-of-life counseling.
Gingrinch has supported an individual insurance mandate.
Gingrich may be an articulate intelligent politician with some good idea on some issues. But don't mistake him for a principled defender of free-market health care reforms.