Taxing High Cost Health Plans

Taxing High Cost Health Plans

President Obama supports a Senate proposal for a tax on so called "Cadillac" health care plans. What these high-cost insurance plans provide, who would be taxed and why labor leaders and others are fighting back.

President Obama supports a Senate proposal for a tax on so called "Cadillac" health care plans. What these high-cost insurance plans provide, who would be taxed and why labor leaders and others are fighting back.

Guests

Karen Tumulty

national political correspondent, "Time" magazine.

Jonathan Gruber

professor of economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and technical consultant,Department of Health and Human Services

Elise Gould

director, health policy research, Economic Policy Institute

Gerald Shea

AFL-CIO, special assistant to the president for health care

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