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A closer look at Lieberman's argument against expanding Medicare

Sen. Joe Lieberman's arguments against government-run health plans do not jibe with the proposals on the table, according to health policy experts.

By Washington Post Editor  |  December 14, 2009; 9:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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Democrats move toward dropping medicare expansion

Senate Democrats back away from including dramatic expansion of Medicare in health reform bill in the face of opposition from moderates,

By Post Editor  |  December 14, 2009; 6:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (60)
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UnitedHealth urges employees to participate in lobbyist seminar

The nation's largest health insurance carrier is urging employees to tell supervisors if they will attend an online seminar on health-care reform hosted by the company's top Washington lobbyist.

By Dan Eggen  |  December 9, 2009; 7:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Health insurance companies urge staff to fight reforms

By Dan Eggen The nation's largest health insurance carrier is urging its employees to lobby the Senate against reform proposals that would hurt the firm's bottom line, according to copies of e-mails released Thursday by a liberal advocacy group. UnitedHealth...

By Web Politics Editor  |  November 12, 2009; 2:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (29)
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Lieberman: No reform at all is better than a public option

By John Amick Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman (I-Conn.) said Sunday that no health-care reform bill at all is better than legislation that includes some form of a government-run public option. "The truth is that nothing is better than that because...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  November 1, 2009; 12:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
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Health-care lobbyists continue spending spree

By Dan Eggen The August recess did little to slow the Washington lobbying frenzy over health-care reform, as insurers, drugmakers and hospitals continued to spend millions to attempt to sway the emerging legislation, according to new disclosure reports filed with...

By Dan Eggen  |  October 21, 2009; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
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Live Blogging the Senate Finance Markup, Post Editor , September 23, 2009
MoveOn Uses Humor to Promote Public Option, Paul Volpe , September 22, 2009
Democrats Urge Patience on Health Bill, Ceci Connolly , September 22, 2009
Lobbyists Protest Possible Health Care Tax, Washington Post editors , September 14, 2009
MoveOn Plans Health-Care 'Vigils', Dan Eggen , September 2, 2009
Liberals Target Grassley on Public Option, Dan Eggen , August 31, 2009
Player Profile: Kent Conrad, Washington Post editors , August 24, 2009
White House Rebuts Claims on Health Care Reform, Kathryn Tolbert , August 10, 2009
Recess Doesn't Slow Health-Care Rhetoric , washingtonpost.com editors , August 9, 2009
Selling Health-Care Reform, by the Numbers, David S. Hilzenrath , August 7, 2009
With House in Recess, Focus Moves to Senate, Washington Post Editor , August 3, 2009
Business Groups Divided Over Health Reform, Ceci Connolly , July 30, 2009
Will You Be Able to Keep Your Insurance?, Kathryn Tolbert , July 29, 2009
The Murky Effect of Insurance Exchanges, David S. Hilzenrath , July 28, 2009
President Ruling Out 'Government-Funded' Abortions?, Washington Post editors , July 27, 2009
Obama Health Care Push Resumes This Week, By Ceci Connolly , July 27, 2009
Will Doctors in the House, Senate Influence Debate?, By Sarah Lovenheim , July 24, 2009
Obama Talks Health Care With Post's Hiatt, Washington Post editors , July 23, 2009
Providers Endorse 'Pay for Value' Proposals , Ceci Connolly , July 22, 2009
Dean Backs Obama Health-Care Plan, Eric Rich , July 21, 2009
Health Insurance Ad Takes Subtler Approach, Kathryn Tolbert , July 20, 2009
Rift Widening Among Physician Groups, Kathryn Tolbert , July 16, 2009
Dodd: Health Care Overhaul Becoming a Reality, Web Politics Editor , July 15, 2009
Major Players in Health Reform Debate, Paul Volpe , July 10, 2009
Player Profile: Chip Kahn, Washington Post editors , July 8, 2009
Faith Groups Engage on Reform, washingtonpost.com editors , July 8, 2009
Sebelius, Fenty Join Forces to Push HIV Testing, Washington Post editors , July 2, 2009
Wal-Mart Gets Behind Employer Mandate, Paul Volpe , June 30, 2009
TV Series Tied to Health Care Debuts at Noon, Washington Post editors , June 29, 2009
GOP Offers Estimate for House Bill, Paul Volpe , June 24, 2009
Obama Uses Podium to Push Health-Care Reform, Washington Post editors , June 23, 2009
Obama's Political Arm Calls for Health-Care Stories, washingtonpost.com editors , June 23, 2009
Critics Express Concerns about Massachusetts Model, Washington Post editors , June 23, 2009
Health Reform That Only Hurts a Bit, Paul Volpe , June 21, 2009
Ceremony Will Recognize Top E-Prescribers, washingtonpost.com editors , June 19, 2009
New Bipartisan Group to Tackle Health-Care Reform , Washington Post editors , June 18, 2009
Ad Roundup: Planned Parenthood and the RNC Launch New Ads, Washington Post editors , June 18, 2009
Senate Health Markup Off to a Rocky Start, Paul Volpe , June 17, 2009
Former Senate Leaders Weigh In on Reform, Paul Volpe , June 17, 2009
Obama Urges Nationwide Health-Care Campaign, Washington Post editors , June 16, 2009
Key Stakeholders Reveal Health-Care Investments, Washington Post editors , June 15, 2009
GOP Leadership Plays Offense , Washington Post editors , June 15, 2009
State of Play – Monday June 15, Paul Volpe , June 15, 2009
Health-Care Reform Around the Web, washingtonpost.com editors , June 11, 2009
Health-Care Reform Around the Web, washingtonpost.com editors , June 10, 2009
New Report Highlights Health Disparities, Washington Post editors , June 10, 2009
Health-Care Reform Around the Web, washingtonpost.com editors , June 9, 2009
Health-Care Reform Around the Web, washingtonpost.com editors , June 8, 2009
Health-Care Reform Around the Web, washingtonpost.com editors , June 5, 2009
New Study: Bankruptcy Tied To Medical Bills, Washington Post editors , June 4, 2009
Baucus Rules Out Single-Payer Plan, Paul Volpe , June 3, 2009
Health-Care Reform Around the Web, washingtonpost.com editors , June 3, 2009
Senators to Talk Health-Care at the White House, Washington Post editors , June 2, 2009
Player Profile: Sen. Charles Grassley, Washington Post editors , June 2, 2009
Report Urges U.S. to Slow Health-Care Spending, Washington Post editors , June 2, 2009
Outlook Section: Focus on Health Reform, Paul Volpe , June 1, 2009
Kennedy Circulating Health Reform Plan, Paul Volpe , May 28, 2009
At the Movies: 'Money-Driven Medicine', Washington Post editors , May 26, 2009
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Player Profile -- Jeanne Lambrew, Washington Post editors , May 22, 2009
Projected Health-Care Costs Rise for 2009, Washington Post editors , May 22, 2009
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The First Dose, Paul Volpe , May 11, 2009
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Resources, Paul Volpe , May 8, 2009
 
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