Entrenching the chokehold of insurance giants

January 2010
Massachusetts Nurse Advocate;Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p2
The article focuses on the alleged flaws of the health care reform bill introduced by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. It notes that the National Nurses Union (NNU) claims that Reid's bill grants too much power to the largest private and for-profit insurers in the country. Flaws cited include the individual mandate coercing all those without coverage to buy private insurance, an affordability mirage, and an excise tax on comprehensive insurance plans.


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