DavidB: What this right wing Freedom Caucus (Cockus) idiot is suggesting is to go back to the way it was before Obamacare. Before Obamacare, the federal government WAS "out of the way". And costs were soaring. According to the Kaiser Foundation, heath care costs rose by 131% during the 10 years before Obamacare became law. For those of you who are math challenged - that is over 13% a years. Costs have risen much slower since then. But that was how it was when the federal government was "out of the way". Competition alone did not keep prices in check. These "free markets are the solution to everything" right wingers are nothing but a bunch of industry shills and liars.