Are cooperatives the way forward in a health care overhaul?
Controlling health care costs is a major piece in any health care proposal. Two health cooperatives, one in the Twin Cities, another in Seattle, insure and run clinics, paying doctors and nurses salaries instead of reimbursement. The presidents of Bloomington-based HealthPartners and Group Health in Seattle talk about what they think the future of health care should be.
- Mary Brainerd: President and CEO of HealthPartners.
- Scott Armstrong: President and CEO of Group Health Cooperative.