How insurers drove a hole in Connecticut’s Public Health Insurance Option?

The State law abiders struck upon a brainchild to get health insurance for citizens of Connecticut who were being deprived of sound healthcare regimen. Healthcare and wellness costs were rising so to bring affordable healthcare right at the doorstep, lawmakers have taken this stance. The solution was very easy. It entailed creating a public health insurance option that would be overseen by the state and would come to the help of the needy in dire times.

But to the consternation of the citizens, the law was dead before it could begin. The bill was met with stiff opposition and the idea of a public option came to the minds of many with former democrats heading the change decrying the original bill tabled so far. This idea was taken up at the highest level with Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg arguing that this bill will serve healthcare of caliber without the political clout so necessary in such an operation. This was refuted by the people in particular with the result that Buttigieg ended his presidential bid.

Coming back to the original idea, the public option had a timeless appeal for many Americans who quote healthcare topmost in the political agenda. So the question running deep was if the people were unable to buy an insurance policy outright, why not walk them through a government-run state plan.

The plan could never be executed with the people still finding the Medicare falling short of expectations in comparison with commercial insurance plans in the market.

 

 

 

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