Oh hey, it's my first story for the ! A look at Washington State's new public options, and what it tells us about the tricky politics of making government-run health care a reality.
Washington state's public option is indeed revealing: After promising cost control, the plan eventually had to substantially raise rates for providers, paying far more than Medicare normally pays
Didn’t the Washington experience on this suggest something closer to 1.5x or 1.75x medicare is what will be politically feasible?
More and more evidence that M4A will not bring about anywhere near the savings that advocates claim.