By Randolph D. Brandt
No. 10: Insurance companies will post their rates and services all together online so people can pick the best policy for themselves.
No. 9: Businesses that provide benefits for their employees will be rewarded, businesses that drop benefits for their employees will be penalized.
No. 8: Pretty much everybody will be able to keep the health insurance they have if they like it.
No. 7: People can take their health insurance with them if they change jobs or lose their job.
No. 6: Insurance companies can’t drop you from coverage if you get sick.
No. 5: Insurance companies can’t deny you insurance in the first place if you’re sick.
No. 4: Insurance companies can’t discriminate against people in their rates if they have a "pre-existing condition."
No. 3: Medical record keeping will be computerized so doctors can see which treatments work and which treatments don’t work, and avoid mistakes.
No. 2: Insurance companies and drug companies will reduce their rates by billions of dollars.
No. 1: Pretty much everybody will finally have health insurance.
(Randolph Brandt is a retired newspaper editor living in Racine, Wis.)