Originally Posted by BroncoBeavis
Parties don't put out concrete proposals like that. They mostly speak in general principles (which are mostly ignored)
Anyway, nobody even knew what Democrats were passing when they passed it. It certainly wasn't built off of some widely-published proposal that made the rounds beforehand.
It was built of the Heritage propopsal of the 90's with insight from the Massaschetts Health Care Law.....
People know what is was. Some wanted Single Payor, some wanted Public Option, some just wanted anything better than the shortfalls or what he had... in end we got the Hybrid Convoluted Lobby Pleasing bill that does an "ok" job of dealing with the issues.