Earlier this month, the House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act in a rare bi-partisan effort. The bill is meant to speed the development of lifesaving treatments, but critics warn it may also allow ineffective or even harmful drugs onto the market.
Diane and her guests talk about rising health care costs, and proposals from President Bush and others for addressing the problem.
- Ron Pollack is Executive Director of Families USA, a national non-profit organization for health care consumers.
- Julie Rovner health policy correspondent for National Public Radio, author of "Health Care Policy and Politics A-Z," and contributing editor for National Journal's CongressDaily.
- R. Glenn Hubbard dean of the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University, former chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers 2001-2003, and resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute
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