Health care reform -- views from the Editorial Board

  • Updated: March 26, 2012 - 2:09 PM

In this March 23, 2010 file photo, President Barack Obama signs the Affordable Care Act in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

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The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments this week on the constitutionality of the monumental health care reform legislation championed by  President Obama.

Below are links to editorials and commentaries by the Star Tribune editorial board and editorial writers about various aspect of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as it's known. Obama signed the measure into law on March 23, 2010.

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Editorial: Teamwork needed on health exchange (2012).

Summary: Online site is well underway, but GOP still needs to get involved.

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Editorial: An ill-timed health reform blame game (2011)

Summary: Dayton administration was right to move ahead on exchanges.

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Editorial: Medicare board remains best bet (2011)

Summary: But Obama needs to spell out how it will achieve savings.

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Editorial: Health reform's hidden game-changers (2010)

Summary: Overlooked measures would help rein in health costs.

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Editorial: Rx for health care -- political courage (2010)

Summary: Status quo more frightening than procedural maneuver.

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