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Baucus Plan Has No GOP Support

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The long-awaited health care overhaul plan by Max Baucus, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee is now out: The plan has no public insurance option and, according to early reports, no Republican supporters.

Meanwhile, the Globe reports that health insurance rates are going up this year, and a new study by the Kaiser Family Foundation finds that family health premiums rose 5% this year.

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Rachel Zimmerman previously reported on health and the intersection of health and business for WBUR. She is working on a memoir about rebuilding her family after her husband’s suicide. 



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