Obama creates his version to keep healthcare reform alive
President Obama has unveiled his own version of healthcare reform, a measure that blends the Senate and House versions into one with the goal of getting both chambers to pass it. The bill is said to extend health insurance coverage to 31 million Americans, raise taxes on the wealthy and hold insurers more accountable.
The price tag is still unclear, but the cost of is said to be slightly higher than the Senate’s $871B plan. For a more detailed analysis of the President’s version, check out our series This Week in Health Care Reform.