Why all the panic? "We MUST do something NOW." Why must we?
What will happen if the health care bill fails? Will the world end? Will our economy get turned inside out overnight? Will millions of people just instantly fall ill and die?
No. Of course not.
Doing nothing is, in reality, making a decision and doing something. That something is maintaining the system as it is for the time being while, hopefully, more sustainable options are discussed.
Doing something NOW generally turns out badly in the end.
The Health Insurance of this country isn't perfect, but it's a damn site better than any other country and it's above and beyond anything the government will do.