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Patricia Berrini

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Patricia reviewed this story - Oct 8, 2009
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5.0

Simply the best, as is the norm for this program.

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Patricia reviewed this story - Oct 8, 2009
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Patricia reviewed this story - Oct 6, 2009
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4.6

It is quality journalism because it is well written by a person who was in charge of an insurance exchange that failed. The reasons for this failure are cited and explained. This option is thoroughly discussed as our suggested regulations if enacted.

This is a first person account from someone who was in a position to know a great deal about the viability of insurance exchanges that are being touted in lieu of a public option.

Texas wasn’t the only state to see its insurance exchange fail. Florida and North Carolina were also unsuccessful. And California, which had the first exchange ... More »

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Patricia reviewed this story - Oct 6, 2009
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4.5

This story provides the detail missing from the majority of electronic media coverage.

We know this is what is going on in a general sense, but this story seeks to provide some details about the players and their positions.

New York Sen. Charles E. Schumer: “I have talked to every one of our conservative members and they are open to some kind of public option,” More »

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Patricia reviewed this story - Oct 6, 2009
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4.7

This piece seeks to make it clear how the comparisons are made between apples and oranges, by explaining the actuarial basis for comparisons. It also then points out how the plans under consideration compare with what some Americans have currently.

I found this quite informative, but I don't understand how the differing levels (gold, silver, bronze...) apply.

Senator Olympia J. Snowe, Republican of Maine, said she shared that concern. Under the bronze plan, she said, “you could be consumed by cost-sharing unless you were very ... More »

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