A program to train dental therapists to perform basic care in rural Alaska has been met with both praise and skepticism. Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser continues her series of reports on dental costs, coverage and access for Americans.
Declared nearly dead this summer, the public option has made a comeback. Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser discusses the week's health care reform news.
By Lea Winerman
A key component of President Obama's health reform overhaul faces a vote next week in the Senate Finance Committee after the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office gave it an upbeat assessment.
With lawmakers heading into a monthlong recess, Democrats advanced health reform legislation in a key congressional panel Friday, but the debate over the Obama administration's top policy goal looked ready to move outside Washington.
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