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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.
- 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."
- 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).
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