The public option is a way to achieve both that and cost controls. Popular and good policy! Only* the skimmers and their minions in Washington don't like it. Pass it.
I appreciate sternly worded letters as much as the next person, but they don't actually achieve anything.
Doing away with the anti-trust exemption might? Also, single payer.
That was fast!
NOTE * Quite simply, that's factually false.