Public option push in Senate comes with escape hatch
The Senate majority leader, Harry Reid, sided with his party's liberals and announced that he would include a government-run insurance plan in healthcare legislation that he plans to take to the Senate floor within a few weeks. Under the proposal, however, a state could refuse to participate in the public insurance plan by adopting a law to opt out.
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