There’s no turning back from health-care reform, Iowa Health System CEO Bill Leaver says. One year after President Barack Obama signed the reform legislation, a succession of GOP leaders is campaigning on a repeal of “Obamacare.” Leaver is leading Iowa’s largest health system onward through reform, adamant that cost- control parts of the law won’t — and must never — go away.
“I’ve heard Rep. (Steve) King and others says we’re going to repeal and erase,” Leaver told the Times Editorial Board Tuesday. “I don’t want that to stop. I don’t think the American people want it to stop.
“We have all these people involved in change. There’s a certain momentum. People are excited. They see something different that’s going to create better value for our patients.
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