Debate on Public Option plan in health reform legislation

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Welcome to Public Health Moment from the University of Minnesota. Whether or not Congress votes to include the hotly debated Public Option plan in its health reform legislation this year, the overall bill will fall short of comprehensive reform, says Lynn Blewett, an associate professor of health policy at the University of Minnesota. But Blewett believes while the bill may fall short of the ideal, it’s the start of ongoing, incremental reform.



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Engebretson, Mark; Lynn Blewett. (2009). Debate on Public Option plan in health reform legislation. Retrieved from the University Digital Conservancy,

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