Jonathan Gruber

Jun. 19, 2009

Health Care Reform

The White House is trying to push forward its plans for reform of the US health care system, with President Obama giving a speech to the American Medical Association outlining parts of his proposals. In this hour, we'll try to sort out the options.

health care policy, health insurance, medical care, doctors

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