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Public Option Compromise

Sam Stein

Latest Public Option Concession Comes Into Focus | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With several prominent House Democrats acknowledging that they will likely have to give up a public option for insurance coverage in health care refor...

The Public Option "Opt-Out" Compromise Is Reasonable

Sahil Kapur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sahil Kapur

A new compromise has been floated for the public health insurance option: it's not co-ops, it's not a trigger, it's a provision that allows defiant states to opt out of offering the program to consumers.

Privately-Run Public Option Compromise Eyed By Senate Democrats

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Democrats are eying a compromise on the public option that would involve private companies running the not-for-profit insurance plans, reports ...

Health Reform: Achieving Compromise on the Public Option Through a Hybrid Solution

Bradford Kane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bradford Kane

Bridging the gap between the House and Senate's health care bills with regard to the public option will be challenging; however, it seems that a public-private partnership may point to a solution.

Sam Stein

Dean: If I Were A Senator I'd Vote For Opt-Out Public Option | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the most respected progressive voices on health care reform said on Thursday that he could live with and even support a compromise to the publi...

Public Option Compromise Floated: Let States Opt Out

FireDogLake | Jon Walker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

First there was the "level paying field" public option. Than there was Snowe's trigger. Snowe's trigger was followed by Conrad's co-ops. Only in the l...