While President Obama worked to rally doctors around health care reform Monday, fault lines have nevertheless emerged among physicians on topics such as the public option, the role of insurance companies, and the say of patients. A pair of doctors…
The Senate Finance Committee has finished a marathon week sorting through hundreds of amendments to Chairman Max Baucus's health care reform plan. Next stop for the bill: a vote by the full committee. Betty Ann Bowser reports.
This week, the Senate Finance Committee took up its long-awaited health care reform bill. NewsHour health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser gives an update on the week's news from Capitol Hill.
As the Senate Finance Committee opens debate on the so-called Baucus plan for health care reform, the issue of affordability remains a key sticking point. After a recap of Tuesday's hearing on the bill, Susan Dentzer of the journal Health…
By Lea Winerman
Sen. Max Baucus, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said Monday that the committee is on track to unveil a formal health care reform proposal this week, possibly as early as Tuesday.
By Lea Winerman
Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., chair of the Senate Finance Committee, is urging his Republican colleagues on the committee to sign off on a compromise health care reform bill after months of negotiations.
As President Bush said Wednesday that he would veto a new limited Iraq war funding bill, Sens. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, and Evan Bayh, D-Ind., drafted legislation that would require benchmarks for the Iraqi government. The senators discuss their bill.
Following a report by Kwame Holman, Shields and Gigot discuss the Senate debate over a patients' bill of rights in addition to the president's foreign policy and the 2002 elections.
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