Five Steps Toward Reviving Health Care Talks

USA Today's opinion blog offers five ideas that could help restart negotiations on national health reform. They include: eliminating sweetheart deals (see Nebraska), holding firm on cost-controls and imposing some type of tort reform.

And in a piece called, "Finish the Kitchen," The Washington Post's E.J. Dionne borrows a metaphor about a fraught kitchen renovation to nudge lawmakers to get back to the table and hammer out a health reform bill soon.

This program aired on February 9, 2010. The audio for this program is not available.

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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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