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Oberlander: Health reform is a convenient scapegoat

UNC Professor Jonathan Oberlander was interviewed by WFAE’s Julie Rose about the Blue Cross health reform website. Blue Cross says it wants to be your “go to” source for information. Right.

Oberlander summed it up nicely: “Health reform becomes a convenient scapegoat for insurers that are going to raise rates anyway.”

He also wisely recommends that anyone seeking information should look to the North Carolina Institute of Medicine. We would also tell people who want objective information to check out the Kaiser Family Foundation website at www.kff.org. There is also www.healthcare.gov for insurance resources. And, of course, for brilliant, readable updates on the political scene you should follow the Progressive Pulse.

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