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Ask the Expert: Insurance Companies and Health Reform

Ask the Expert: Insurance Companies and Health Reform

Lois Quam discusses why private insurers should support a public option and how the industry has approached the health reform debate.

Why is a public option essential for health care reform? Why should private insurers welcome a public option? How could the insurance industry have approached this debate in a more constructive way?

(transcript, mp4, YouTube)

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