8.26.21 / Updates
Public Option Watch: ‘Significant Costs For Families Covered Through Other Avenues’
WASHINGTON – As politicians in some state capitals discuss creating new state government-controlled health insurance systems known as the public option or state government option, there is a growing body of research and chorus of opposition warning of the unaffordable costs and consequences.
- In Washington state, consumers are already facing higher premiums for coverage offered under the state government option.
- Experts warn the state government option could also drive up significant costs for families covered through other avenues and make it harder for Americans to access health care services. (U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 9/8/20)
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