President Barack Obama embraces Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, left, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi after signing the health insurance reform bill in the East Room of the White House, March 23, 2010

President Barack Obama embraces Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, left, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi after signing the health insurance reform bill in the East Room of the White House, March 23, 2010

Landmark legislation the Congress passed in March transforms America’s health care system. What the new law means for young people, seniors, employers, the uninsured and those with pre-existing conditions.

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.
  • Susan Dentzer editor-in-chief of Health Affairs, and an on-air analyst on health issues for The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).
  • Alec MacGillis reporter, The Washington Post; co-author, "Landmark: The Inside Story of America's New Health-Care Law and What It Means for Us All."

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