By David J. Zoeller, M.D., Guest columnist
Health care reform presents an opportunity to improve the humaneness of our current health care system by extending insurance coverage to all. Unfortunately, no proposal in Congress is financially sustainable, nor is our current system.
No amount of waste, fraud or profit reduction will compensate for the increase in volume of services that has occurred in the past. Indeed, the explosion in cost associated with soon-to-retire baby boomers will dwarf the current federal deficit.