Argument: Public-private hybrid leverages strengths of government and markets
Jacob Hacker. "The case for public plan". The Institute for America's Future: "Public plan choice will allow Americans to realize the benefits of both public and private plans: flexibility and security, innovation and stability, and market and democratic accountability. And, according to opinion polling, this is what most Americans want: public and private insurance competing side by side so that they can choose the best option for themselves and their families."