Policy Documents

No Public Plan Option in Medicare Part D

Edmund Haislmaier –
July 10, 2009

in this post in the Foundry, the author blogs that the idea of a public option in Medicare was not actually included in the legislation.  He writes, 

While liberals certainly wanted to include a “public plan” option in the Medicare Part D prescription drug program that Congress enacted in 2003, in fact the final legislation did notinclude such an option.