No ‘Robust' Public Option in House Healthcare Reform BillQuicklink submitted by Margaret Bassett Permalink
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|Lawmakers now have at least 72 hours to peruse the 1,991-page bill. It requires all Americans to obtain health insurance and adds some 36 million to the ranks of the insured. It expands Medicaid for the poor, and it offers subsidies to help middle-income Americans pay for private insurance.
[R]ural Democrats said that"robust" payments would be too low, and hospitals in their districts could not have survived on them.
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