Volume 11 Issue 202
Published - 14:00 UTC 08:00 EST 6-Aug-2009 
Next Update - 14:00 UC 08:00 EST 7-Aug-2009

Editor: Susan K. Boyer, RN
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American College of Physicians Policy Monograph 2009: A public plan option in a health insurance connector

(6 August 2009: VIDYYA MEDICAL NEWS SERVICE) -- Over the past decade, health care spending has become an increasing burden on individuals and families. Premium growth has exceeded growth in workers’ earnings every year since the late 90s. The number of nonelderly people who pay at least 10% of their income on health expenditures has also increased, and low-income people are more likely to spend a greater amount of their income on health care. Learn more about the public option debate in today's issue of Vidyya.

Read the full monograph in today's issue of Vidyya: http://www.vidyya.com/12pdfs/health_reform_public.pdf

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