SPOTLIGHT: Will reform lower health costs even without public option?

Cornell University economist Robert H. Frank, in a New York Times editorial, argues that even without a public option, any of the current healthcare reform bills will eliminate the underlying conflict of interest that has caused costs in the U.S. to skyrocket. Actually, "argue" may be too strong a word, as he devotes the entire article to a very lucid explanation of the problem. Does he contribute to the debate? You be the judge. Article

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