Episode 87: A Discussion of Joe Biden’s Health Care Plan

In this episode, Suzanne Spradley and Chase Cannon look at Joe Biden’s health care proposals, now that election season is formally upon us. Suzanne leads off by addressing the advantages and challenges of Biden’s initiative to add a public option, and how that might interact with the current private and marketplace plans. Suzanne and Chase discuss several past state initiatives relating to public options, and the challenges those states faced with affordability and solvency. Suzanne addresses Biden’s plan to expand Medicaid and improve the ACA, including restoration of the individual mandate. Suzanne and Chase close with a comparison of some of Biden’s initiatives to the employer-sponsored insurance market, and conclude that the employer model works well and should be preserved.

Every other week, NFP's legal experts make the subject of compliance personal for a wide audience. By breaking down the daunting details of emerging policies and bridging the gap between legislation and what it means for the listener, Chase Cannon and Suzanne Spradley make compliance issues relatable and relevant. Visit our Soundcloud page every two weeks for the most up-to-date episode.

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