I've added a few national health care insurance references and videos to the World Univ & Sch Economics' subject page: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Economics.
What do you think about this prospect?
Check out the article by Harvard's Judith Palfrey (before the plan was voted against)
Palfrey, Judith. 2010. The Ballot Box and Health - http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2010/11/1/year-students-act-house/. (With some cost estimates). November 01. Cambridge, MA: The Harvard Crimson.
and the interview with Vermont governor Shumlin, who says Vermont is going ahead with an universal plan anyway.
Goodman, Amy. 2011. Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin Moves to Create Single-Payer Healthcare System. http://www.democracynow.org/2011/1/21/vermont_governor_peter_shumlin_moves_to DemocracyNow.org
(http://scott-macleod.blogspot.com/2011/01/healthy-ecosystem-ive-added-few.html - January 24, 2011)