Bennet, Brown, Whitehouse, Kaine Urge President Biden To Include A Public Option In 2023 Budget Proposal To Lower Health Care Costs For Americans
A Public Option, Not Administered by For-Profit Insurance Companies, Would Increase Competition in the Marketplace & Drive Down Prices
Mar 07, 2022Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), and Tim Kaine (D-Va.) sent a letter to President Joe Biden, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra, and Office of Management and Budget Acting Director Shalanda D. Young, urging them to include a proposal to add a publicly administered health insurance option to the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual marketplaces in the president’s fiscal year 2023 (FY23) budget proposal.