Time to stop the wobbling and truly reform health care

Commentary | June 24, 2009 | By John Burbank | Seattle Post-Globe

The health care debate is heating up, for good reason. In our state, the number of uninsured has spiked to almost 900,000 people. One out of five adults between 19 and 64 has no health coverage. Meanwhile, businesses which offer health coverage are facing another round of escalating health care costs. Just this month Premera Blue Cross is increased its individual rates by over six percent. Hope lies in the push by President Obama for universal coverage - but it won't be easy.

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