Archive: Howard Dean
Allow states to move ahead of the federal government by letting them put in public plans based on medicare (but not medicare rates), paid for by the Feds before the federal implementation dates....
By Howard Dean | November 4, 2009; 11:31 AM ET | Comments (0)
No, there isn't much cost control in the bill other than the public option. What is needed, perhaps next year, is significant financial incentives to create more vertically integrated providers like Kaiser and Geissinger. Hospitals, insurance companies, tertiary and primary...
By Howard Dean | October 27, 2009; 10:37 AM ET | Comments (1)
This bill is a step forward procedurally and it scored well but it is not reform, and it will not help the Democrats in 2010.
By Howard Dean | October 13, 2009; 03:21 PM ET | Comments (32)