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The Obama administration is continuing to pressure the health insurance industry for cooperation as it tries to pass health care reform. Jim Lehrer gets two views on the health reform debate from the insurance industry and a leading reform advocate.
A new report paid for by the insurance industry has concluded that health care reform would increase the costs of coverage faster and higher than under the current system.
As the outlines of a health care reform package begin to emerge in Washington, one of the central dividing lines is quickly taking shape: whether the government will create a public insurance plan that would compete with private insurers.
By PBS NewsHour
Tom Daschle, President Barack Obama's choice to spearhead a reform effort of the costly U.S. health care system, fought Monday to salvage his appointment by apologizing for failing to pay back taxes.
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