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.

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