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
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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