Health Care: The Politics of Reform

Americans are at once supportive of health care reform yet broadly suspicious of its impact -- keeping the issue as much a political challenge as it was in the last attempt at wholesale change 16 years ago. The chief obstacle to reform is that large majorities are satisfied with their current care and coverage; most, albeit fewer, also call their costs tolerable. Dissatisfaction with the system overall, and worry about future costs, are countered by broad concerns that change could worsen the...Full Story
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