TITLE

The Public Option Trap

AUTHOR(S)
J. M. C.
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Progressive Populist;11/15/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 20, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the inclusion of national health insurance plan in the health care reform bill that will be sent to the U.S. Senate as announced by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. He examines the proposal of Reid for a public option which is said to be limited to those who are not covered by their employers. He suggests that Senate Democrats should pass the public option via budget reconciliation which cannot be filibustered or outnumber the votes of those against the bill.
ACCESSION #
45554657

 

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