17,000 GE employees staged a two-day strike this week in protest of company plans to raise out of pocket health care costs. Diane speaks with several analysts on the rising cost of heath care and the implications for employers, employees and the nation’s uninsured.

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  • Gail Shearer Consumers Union
  • Helen Darling Washington Business Group on Health
  • Karen Ignani president and CEO, American Association of Health Plans and Health Insurance Association of America

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