Tennessee: Maybe Not Such a Bad Idea
As a doctor, I strongly believe that people without health insurance die sooner. … State exchanges are the solution. They represent the federalist ideal of states as 'laboratories for democracy.' We are seeing 50 states each designing a model that is right for them, empowered to take into account their individual cultures, politics, economies and demographics. While much planning has yet to be done, we are already seeing a huge range in state models. I love the diversity and the innovation.
--Former Sen. Bill Frist, R-Tenn., a rare voice of support for the idea within his party
Nathan Golia is senior editor of Insurance & Technology. He joined the publication in 2010 as associate editor and covers all aspects of the nexus between insurance and information technology, including mobility, distribution, core systems, customer interaction, and risk ... View Full Bio