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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)
Categories:  Daily Dose , Health Reform  
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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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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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Player Profile: Robert (Bob) Kocher

Robert Kocher, Why He Matters: An expert on international health policy and the economics of U.S. health care, Kocher joined the Obama administration earlier this year as a member of the National Economic Council.

By Washington Post editors  |  October 16, 2009; 4:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Reformers Target Insurers with Protest Billboard

By Ceci Connolly It isn't exactly subtle, but it certainly is likely to catch the attention of passersby. The liberal pro-reform Health Care Action Now coalition has drawn up a billboard targeting health insurance companies for "making our country sick."...

By Ceci Connolly  |  September 23, 2009; 12:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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Older Entries in This Category »

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
AHIP Statement on President Obama's Address , Paul Volpe , September 9, 2009
MoveOn Plans Health-Care 'Vigils', Dan Eggen , September 2, 2009
Liberals Target Grassley on Public Option, Dan Eggen , August 31, 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
With House in Recess, Focus Moves to Senate, Washington Post Editor , August 3, 2009
Will You Be Able to Keep Your Insurance?, Kathryn Tolbert , July 29, 2009
Health Insurance Ad Takes Subtler Approach, Kathryn Tolbert , July 20, 2009
Rift Widening Among Physician Groups, Kathryn Tolbert , July 16, 2009
Wellpoint Launches Battle Against Public Option , Web Politics Editor , July 10, 2009
Wal-Mart Gets Behind Employer Mandate, Paul Volpe , June 30, 2009
GOP Offers Estimate for House Bill, Paul Volpe , June 24, 2009
Obama's Political Arm Calls for Health-Care Stories, washingtonpost.com editors , June 23, 2009
Health Reform That Only Hurts a Bit, Paul Volpe , June 21, 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
State of Play – Monday June 15, Paul Volpe , June 15, 2009
Health-Care Reform Around the Web, washingtonpost.com editors , June 11, 2009
 
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