Health Reform Status Check

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As Massachusetts rolls out its historic health care reform scheme, officials are encountering some bumps along the road.

Poor people say they can't afford it, as thousands of other residents would see their monthly healthcare costs rise. Meanwhile, the state says it might set health insurance rates.

WBUR's Martha Bebinger joins Morning Edition host Bob Oakes for a status report on the state's efforts to ensure universal coverage.**CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO TAKE PART IN A FORUM DISCUSSION ON HEALTH CARE ISSUES.**

This program aired on February 5, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.

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Martha Bebinger covers health care and other general assignments for WBUR.