Baucus health care plan or sham?

program date: 
Thu, 09/17/2009

On September 14,  Senator Max Baucus (D-MT) unveiled a long-awaited health care plan that he believes will extend coverage to uninsured Americans and secure the support of both major parties. So far, the 233 page bill has drawn sharp criticism from all sides. What does the Baucus bill actually propose and how will it affect insured and uninsured Americans?

 Jo Ann and Dave look at the details of the bill, the implications for those most at risk under our current health care system, and what Baucus' efforts to win Republican support means for the effor to pass health care legislation this year.

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