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Exchanges, Co-Ops and Cop-Outs on Health Care Reform

John Geyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Geyman

If enacted, exchanges and co-ops offering a small public option will only raise hopes for reform that will never come, and are therefore a cop-out for those shaping this year's reform attempt.

Dealbreaker: Five Reasons Co-Ops Will Fail

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Co-ops are not a bad idea -- if they are offered alongside a public option. As a replacement for them, however, they're a dealbreaker.