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Countdown to reform: Here come the co-ops

Sg2 (free registration required), August 6, 2009
Candidate Barack Obama's campaign proposal to cover America's 45 million adults without health insurance seemed straightforward, says Sg2 Political Analyst James Bradford: offer subsidies for the poor to buy insurance or create a government-administered option available to the uninsured. But for President Obama and Congress, the devil has been in the details, Bradford says, and a new plan to allow formation of healthcare cooperatives may help shore up the foundering health reform bill.