Commentary: Health Reform?

Lawmakers on Beacon Hill are expected to announce progress this week on legislation intended to give more Bay State residents access to healthcare. The proposals still in the works would charge assessments on Massachusetts businesses that do not provide health insurance.

But some health care activists aren't so certain that the emerging consensus on Beacon Hill represents genuine reform. Alan Sager is a professor at the Boston University School of Public health, and the co-director of the university's Access and Affordability Monitoring Project. He offers this commentary on the likely changes in store.

This program aired on March 20, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.


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