Is the Public Option the Key to Healthcare Reform? YES

Sebelius, Kathleen
July 2009
U.S. News Digital Weekly;7/2/2009, Vol. 1 Issue 24, p17
The author argues in favor of the notion that public option for health insurance is the key to U.S. President Barack Obama's healthcare reform plan. She discusses how health reform and the creation of a public health insurance option can solve the problem associated with the healthcare status quo. She claims that health care reform will guarantee that all U.S. citizens have real healthcare choices. She also argues that a public option is not a step toward a single-payer system.


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