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Public Health Plan

Opt Out Public Option: A Red State Reaction

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marlene H. Phillips

If any state is likely to exercise an opt out clause it could very well be the Grand Canyon state. Arizona often displays an independent streak when it comes to adopting federal proposals.

Roosevelt Understood The Power Of The Public Option

The New York Times | Adam Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As governor of New York, Franklin D. Roosevelt crusaded for "public power," government-owned electric plants. He was outraged by the high prices that ...

Senate Democrats Consider Pushing Through Government Health Plan WIth Simple Majority | ROBERT PEAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats said Sunday that they were fleshing out plans to pass health legislation, particularly the option of a new government-r...

White House Open To Deal On Public Health Plan

Wall Street Journal | LAURA MECKLER and JANET ADAMY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House signaled a willingness Monday to compromise on details of a public plan to compete with private insurance companies as n...

What If 50 Million More Americans Have No Health Care Coverage?

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles J. Zaremski

If we complain about our nation's unhealthy lifestyles, what happens when 100 million Americans cannot be treated for their diseases and illnesses?

Sam Stein and Ryan Grim

Specter, Key "Centrist" Dems Open To Public Health Care Plan | Sam Stein and Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Progressive health care reform advocates got a major boost in their efforts to secure a public plan for insurance coverage when newly minted Democrat ...