I will be stupified if the Obama administration and its willing partner, Congress (which actually controls such things) don't bring us some sort of national health care legislation within two years.
I'm no fan of the mixed system of private-public health care we have in America today. It is riddled with flaws that could be improved. That said, I urge great caution and thinking when the national health care debate begins. Read the article you will find here to understand why.