Small businesses pay more than large firms for the same health care policies. A quarter of the uninsured are employees in firms smaller than 25 workers.
More, rising unemployment means less health care coverage.
The Game Theorist tells us that gift giving is a bad idea. I'm not sure he's taken all of the externalities into account, though.
Krugman tells us that the health care bill will lean liberal because the facts do. I didn't know facts played such a large part of politics.