Will the public plan have higher premiums than private insurance?
By Ezra Klein | October 30, 2009; 10:07 AM ET
I’ve been saying that a public option with negotiated rates probably won’t post much of a price advantage against private insurers. But according to the Congressional Budget Office (pdf), that’s was overoptimistic. The public option’s premiums, they say, will actually be more expensive than private insurance.
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