Checking the facts on health care reform
St. Paul, Minn. — President Obama has lost public support for his health care reform bill, while the political battle on the Hill has made this one of the most complex bills in history.
Midmorning looks past the rhetoric to find out if the reform plan gets at the heart of what is ailing Americans about our health care system.
- Claudia Fegan: Associate chief medical officer at the Woolawn Health Center in Chicago specializing in internal medicine. She is also past president of Physicians for a National Health Program.
- Robert Moffit: Director of the Center for Health Policy Studies at the Heritage Foundation. He was a senior official at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Office of Personnel Management during the Reagan administration.
- Dean Spiliotes: Political analyst who runs the Web site NH Political Capital. He is author of the book "Vicious Cycle: Presidential Decision Making in American Political Economy."
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