Capitol Hill Briefing

Understanding Health Care Co‐​ops

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Date and Time
September 9, 2009 12 - 1 PM EDT
B-339 Rayburn House Office Building

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With the “public option” for health care reform faltering, “co‐​ops” are increasingly being discussed as an alternative. But what are health insurance co‐​operatives? How do they work? Are they a viable alternative or just the public option by a different name? Cato senior fellow Michael Tanner will discuss the history, successes, and failures of health insurance co‐​ops, and how they may or may not fit into health care reform.

Featuring Michael D. Tanner, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute, and author, Healthy Competition: What’s Holding Back Health Care and How to Free It.