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The ongoing health care debate in Washington is drawing the states back in. What if Connecticut gets to “opt-out” of a federal health plan?
The Opt-out language in the latest “public option” bill is just one possible way Washington is punting to the states when it comes to remaking health care…another plan would have a “trigger” mechanism, that would allow government-run coverage in states where private insurers don’t offer “affordable” plans.
Today, where we live, we’ll talk to State Health Care advocate Kevin Lembo about reform plans – and what he’s hearing from residents. We’ll also talk about a new plan for Husky patients that presents an alternative to HMO-run care.