Saturday, December 6, 2008

What is your experience with Medical Insurance?

Tom Daschle, the new head of U.S. Health and Human Services is working on fixing our health care problem.  He is asking people to send in their stories about dealing with medical insurance.

send your information to
Daschle asks Americans for health care stories
By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press Writer

Dec 6th, 2008 | WASHINGTON -- President-elect Barack Obama and his aides are determined not to repeat the mistakes the Clinton administration made 15 years ago in trying to revamp the nation's health care system. Some of the lessons learned: Move fast, seize the momentum and don't let it go.

Tom Daschle, Obama's point man on health reform, discussed the early strategy for revamping the nation's $2 trillion health care system. Details of Obama's proposals won't be finalized for a while, but the political and public relations strategy is coming into place.

The strategy begins with giving people the chance to highlight their concerns and experiences. Daschle invited people around the nation to hold what amounts to house parties from Dec. 15-31. Obama's transition team will gather the information that's provided from those meetings and post the material on its Web site,

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