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Increasing health insurance competition is a key thrust for comprehensive health care reform. Opponents to the public option promote the idea of health insurance co-ops as an alternative.
This paper explains why co-ops offer little to accomplish underlying health care reform objectives. It examines the history of co-ops and their limitations in the context of health insurance.
Author: Kenneth D. Price.
Original Date: August 27, 2009. Category: Domestic Policy.
Length: 9 pages.
Reference No.: GRG20090827-C90GPHCR.
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