Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Time to sign petition for a public insurer option

Ground zero in the health care wars is whether there will be the option of a quasi-governmental insurer with national rates and a large risk pool.

I believe this entity could provide good-enough care that most people would bitterly resent.

Therefore I'm strongly in favor of exploring this option.

If you agree, join me in signing Howard Dean's petition ...

Howard Dean Pushes Public Health-Insurance Option - Health Blog - WSJ

... Through StandWithDrDean.com, the group is collecting signatures for a petition that pushes the idea of patients having the choice of “either a universally available public health-care option like Medicare” — an idea that Obama supported during his presidential campaign but that industry is resisting — “or for-profit private insurance.”...

1 comment:

alanbooker said...

Thanks for the heads up on the attempt about the petition. As always, a great way to start the day with some critical thinking is to check out your blog! Alan