At this point in the healthcare debate, I wonder if there is any ‘win’ to come out of it. One thing that strikes me as odd when I think about it too much is how we have gravitated to the rarely questioned norm of health insurance tied to our employment. Members of boards and commissions vote for paid coverage even for part-time work. It has become expected rather than a benefit, the sicker one is the more the compensation. Don’t get me wrong, I would love it if my employer took care of finding a great healthcare plan for me and paid a big part of my premium. However, the mobility and choice gained by individual responsibility might just be worth exploring for those with competitive skills. It also could free business from the volatile healthcare business.
… it’s probably here somewhere
Daryl Phillips, CEcD, EDFP
I work as an economic developer consulting with communities and companies developing locations, building communities and identifying and developing workforce. However, my opinions on this blog are free and my own, as is the blog itself.
I am a member of International Economic Development Council, Southern Economic Development Council, Tennessee Economic Development Council and International Council of Shopping Centers.
I have earned over 20 years experience in economic and workforce development. I have earned and maintain the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) from International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certification from National Development Council. I have earned a Master of Business Administration from Tennessee Technological University.
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