You Probably Thought the Public Option Was Dead

June 1, 2011
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Trying to spur enrollment in a key new benefit of the 2010 health law, the Obama administration announced today it is slashing premiums for new high-risk insurance plans and no longer requiring applicants to submit a rejection letter from private insurers…

The premiums will drop as much as 40 percent in 17 states plus the District where the federally administered plans operates…

Trying to spur enrollment in a key new benefit of the 2010 health law, the Obama administration announced today it is slashing premiums for new high-risk insurance plans and no longer requiring applicants to submit a rejection letter from private insurers…

The premiums will drop as much as 40 percent in 17 states plus the District where the federally administered plans operates…

To further generate interest in the plans, HHS this fall will begin paying insurance agents and brokers for signing up people.

See Kaiser Health News story.