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August 16, 2009


Sebelius Says Public Option Not Essential

"A day after President Obama appeared to suggest that his administration might be open to health care reform legislation that does not include a public health insurance option," CNN reports HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius "left the door open to accepting nonprofit health insurance co-ops, a proposal that has gained traction in bipartisan negotiations in the Senate Finance Committee."

Said Sebelius: " A public option is not an essential element."












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