Better Hold Onto Your Wallets

As President Bill Clinton's health-care reform plan takes shape, two things have become clear: everyone will be covered, and everyone with a job could pay more. If his plan passes, those 37 million Americans who have no insurance -- more than half of them small-business employees and their families -- will be covered. No one will lose insurance simply because they have a medical problem. The new benefits will be "portable," which means that when someone changes jobs, or is between jobs, the coverage will continue. The poor will get about the same coverage as the rich. People will not go...

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