Guest Host: Terence Smith

Polls show a majority of Americans support some type of a government-backed health insurance plan. A panel discusses the latest on including a public option and other possible twists and turns as healthcare legislation moves ahead in Congress.

Guests

  • Mary Agnes Carey senior correspondent with Kaiser Health News. She most recently served as associate editor for CQ HealthBeat, a daily report on health care policy. She has also served as Capitol Hill Bureau Chief for CQ.
  • Dr. Greg Bentz chief medical officer at a community hospital, formerly a family physician in private practice.
  • Dr. Arthur Garson executive vice president and provost of the University of Virginia and chair of the American College of Cardiology's health reform working group. He is a practicing pediatric cardiologist with a long interest in the uninsured.
  • Carrie Budoff Brown Health Care reporter for Politico.

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Maya Angelou: “Mom & Me & Mom” (Rebroadcast) – And Diane Signs Off

Friday, Dec 30 2016Maya Angelou came onto this program several times over the years. But in her last conversation with Diane, in 2013, she talked about writing about her fraught relationship with her mother for the first time. Her last words to Diane: “I love you, Diane Rehm. And I look forward to seeing you and talking to you again and again.” A year later, she died at the age of 86. In one of Diane's most treasured interviews, the women reflect on forgiveness, healing and reconciliation.