Rising costs, denied access to life-saving treatments and long lines are all serious side-effects of a “public plan”. It’s clear that we need to reform our health care system, but government-run health care is not the right solution for America.
- The Lewin Group’s latest estimate: 119 million people would be shifted from private coverage to government-run health insurance.
- Governor Howard Dean, former chairman of the Democratic Party, has declared, “Public option is like single payer.”
- The Lewin Group estimates over 100 million people would be enrolled in the public plan meaning more government spending at a time when the federal budget deficit is more than $1 trillion.
- Providers would be forced to provide more services for more people with less money, according to the Lewin Group.