A Centrist Solution to Our Healthcare Problem

With the Senate's version of a healthcare bill now released, there will be much debate over the merits, or lack thereof, of the plan (depending which side of the aisle you sit). I want to look at a different idea -- a "middle path" that might actually garner bi-partisan support.

Since retiring from Goldman Sachs (GS)  in 2005, I have had a gamut of experiences in purchasing my own healthcare insurance. At Goldman, I had employer healthcare, and it served me well through diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes, through the birth of my kids, etc. But I will never forget the afternoon of my exit interview, when HR began explaining COBRA. It was an eye-opener because, probably like most people who have grown up with employer-sponsored healthcare, I had never given it a thought....821 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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