Governors representing Kentucky, Oklahoma, and Michigan are voicing their concerns through the state of the state’s addresses in February by attempting to make sure that they are heard when it comes to their specific state’s health insurance conditions.
Each one represents different perspectives obviously, but across the board it is clear that health insurance and health coverage is an important issue. In addition, there were comments that propose increasing cigarette taxes in order to curtail use, which increases create health hazards and health costs.
It appears that our country is poised to attack our healthcare issues from all angles. This is a step in a healthy direction for all of us and our children.
Some states like Massachusetts are tackling the problem head on with mandatory health coverage and attempting to bridge a working balance between health insurance carriers and government assistance and plans.
The answer has not been simple, but the benefits are clear.
What is your state’s situation like?