Friday, July 29, 2016
"Some parts of the country have struggled with limited insurance market competition for many years ...
... which is one reason that, in the original debate over health reform, Congress considered and I supported including a Medicare-like public plan. Adding a public plan in such areas would strengthen the marketplace approach, giving consumers more affordable options while also creating savings for the federal government."
— According to President Obama, in a July 11 article in the Journal of the American Medical Association