Bicameral Group Of Democrats Reintroduce Public Option Bill

By Amy Lotven / March 30, 2021 at 6:46 PM
A bicameral group of Democrats reinserted another version of the public option into the mix, reintroducing a bill that would require HHS to create a public option to complete on the individual market. The bill also would allow HHS to negotiate drug prices and provider reimbursement rates. The Consumer Health Options and Insurance Competition Enhancement (CHOICE) Act was introduced by Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and the Sherrod Brown (D-OH) along with Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) on Friday (March 26). Whitehouse...

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