Pass reform in smaller parts? Ctd.

Ugh.  The NYT Prescriptions blog has the latest on the Democrats’ bad idea of breaking health care reform into parts:

If Democrats break down their major health care legislation into components that could be approved separately, the first bill up for consideration could be a proposal to end the exemption from federal antitrust laws that insurers have enjoyed since 1945.

Austin Frakt has already pointed out why this isn’t necessarily a great idea.

It’s bad enough that passing health care reform in bits may do no good.  If it causes harm, that would be unspeakably bad.

(h/t Ezra Klein)

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