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Blog Post
2/28/2011
By Jamie Court
At the National Governors Association, President Obama just threw his weight behind a bi-partisan effort in the US Senate to allow states to innovate with health reform, including adopting a public insurance system or single payer health care system by 2013 instead of 2017. The governors embraced the state innovations waiver proposal, since...
News Release
2/28/2011
CONTACT Jamie Court
Washington, DC --  Consumer Watchdog today praised President Obama’s announcement at the National Governors Association that he supports allowing states to innovate with health reform, including adopting a public insurance system or single payer health care system by 2013 instead of 2017. The idea is to let states meet federal...
Blog Post
11/29/2010
Posted by Judy Dugan
Oregon has examined the federal health reform, raised an eyebrow and said "We're going to do better, and do it without forcing people to buy private insurance." Of all the states, it may be in the best position to lead the way. Sen. Ron Wyden, who is pushing the White House to let Oregon head in a different direction, says the...