As reform debate resumes, 'public option' back at center

Geisel, Jerry
November 2009
Business Insurance;11/2/2009, Vol. 43 Issue 39, p1
The article reports on the resumption of debate in the U.S. House and Senate concerning health care reform legislation. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, (D-Nev.) says his reform bill will include a public option or a government-run health insurance plan. According to the article, while a public option is part of the House reform bill and an earlier bill passed by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, it is not in included in the measure approved by the Senate Finance Committee.


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