"President Barack Obama may accept nonprofit health-insurance cooperatives in place of a new government-run plan as long as consumers are guaranteed more choice and competition in buying insurance, a top aide said."
Obama Open to Creation of Health Cooperatives, DeParle Says - Yahoo! News
So the Obama administration is backing off of its original ideas. I think it is good that he is now thinking of a compromise.
Will Congress follow? Is this a sign that universal healthcare proponents may not get what they want? Will other provisions of current healthcare reform fall as well?