Wednesday, December 10, 2008

BBC NEWS | Business | US faces deep problems, OECD says

It says the current system is regressive and encourages people to buy expensive plans, as well as reducing job mobility.But it also suggests that reforms suggested by president-elect Obama, such as a requirement to have health insurance, and regulating insurance companies more tightly so they must accept all applicants, "are likely to be necessary to expand coverage substantially".And it warns that the government will have to take tough measures to control costs in state-run Medicare system of health insurance for older people.
BBC NEWS | Business | US faces deep problems, OECD says
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