Obama’s Health Care Proposals

I didn’t listen to the speech, but here’s an analysis by a friend of mine who studies healthcare for a living.

From Healthcare Economist

Obama’s Health Care Speech Critique

September 9, 2009 in Current Events, Public Policy

Today, President Obama made a speech calling for healthcare reform. To sum up, Obama is proposing:

  • creating a health insurance exchange,
  • an individual mandate,
  • guaranteed renewability of health insurance,
  • subsidies for individuals and small businesses to purchase insurance, and
  • public option/co-op.

Below are some highlights from the speech [with my comments in brackets].

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