Saturday, August 22, 2009
Budget Buster: Kent Conrad's Long Opposition To The Public Option
A public option is a must for any meaningful reform. I'm covered under a BCBS plan. Premiums have increased over the last 10 years at a rate that is simply not sustainable. A public OPTION is all about giving people a choice. As it stands, many workers have no choice because they make too much to qualify for Medicaid, but are employed/self-employed by small businesses who do not provide health benefits and the cost of obtaining coverage is prohibitive. Frankly, if I had the OPTION of choosing a government sponsored plan, I would.
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost