Efforts to overhaul the health care system would be damaged by creating a public option to compete with private insurers, Ron Williams, chief executive of Aetna Inc., the nation’s third-largest health insurer, tells Judy Woodruff. Continue reading
As Congress continues searching for ways to finance a health care overhaul, one option under review is taxing the costliest employer-provided health plans, otherwise known as “Cadillac” plans. After a recap on developments on the health care front, experts discuss the proposal with Judy Woodruff. Continue reading
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday that the Senate will not vote on a health care reform bill before its August recess. In a town hall meeting meeting, President Obama said that the delay was “OK,” as long as Congress is working to pass a bill by the fall. Continue reading
President Barack Obama pushed back Tuesday against stepped-up Republican efforts to question his health reform agenda. Four members of key congressional committees discuss the divisions on Capitol Hill. Continue reading
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday urged lawmakers to approve the White House health care reform plan. She outlines the case for the overhaul with Judy Woodruff. Continue reading
President Barack Obama hit the road Thursday to promote an overhaul of the nation’s health care system as Congressional battle lines began to be drawn on reform legislation. Kwame Holman reports on the latest developments. Continue reading
It’s just after closing on a Friday night at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington. In the darkened auditorium, a jazz quintet is building a rhythmic floor on a soft, steady percussion line and lilting piano chords.