As part of the effort to overhaul health care, the Senate is considering a new long term care insurance plan similar to one already approved by the House. Critics contend it will become financially unsustainable: The pros and cons of public long term care insurance.

Guests

  • Sandy Praeger Kansas Insurance Commissioner and chair of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, Health Insurance and Managed Care Committee
  • Richard Foster chief actuary, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • James Firman president and CEO, National Council on Aging
  • Scott Harrington professor, health-care management and insurance and risk management, University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School
  • Marilyn Werber Serafini healthcare and welfare correspondent, "National Journal"

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