Political Cartoon: 'Inessential Benefit?'

Kaiser Health News provides a fresh take on health policy developments with "Inessential Benefit?" by David Fitzsimmons.

Because it is Friday, here are two health policy haikus:

SEASONAL MENU

Summer budget war!
Fall debt and delay battle
Winter coverage?
-Team Haiku, Altarum

ROMANCE AND REALITY

Wedding bells for love;
divorce for health insurance.
That is modern life.
-Anonymous

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