Government takeover of Insurance

Question #1:  Would you vote for this proposal?

  • The government would manage this federal insurance program
  • It would be introduced and sponsored by Democrats
  • The insurance would be optional for Americans
  • The insurance would be sold above cost but likely for less than private insurers
  • The insurance would have no pre-existing exclusions
  • The insurance program would be priced to be actuarially self sustaining

Sound like the health care “public option?”  You would be correct. Democrats proposed this public option but it was not in the final bill.

Question #2:  Would you vote for this proposal?

  • The government would manage this federal insurance program
  • It would be introduced and sponsored by Democrats
  • The insurance would be mandatory for some Americans and optional for other Americans
  • The insurance would be sold at below cost
  • The insurance would have no pre-existing exclusions
  • The government would subsidize the program with billions of taxpayer dollars

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