Sebelius Explains Health Law On The Daily Show With Jon Stewart

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It's not exactly laugh-your-guts-out-TV, but rather a friendly, earnest discussion about the ins and outs of the new health law with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart.

(Example: As Sebelius gets into the weeds of the new "80/20 rule," or "the pathway to 80 cents," referring to the law's provision that insurers must spend 80 cents of every dollar on health benefits — as opposed to CEO salary and overhead — Stewart responds that hearing her talk this way make him think: "We need to get you out more on weekends, to movies...They're killing you down there"). She holds her own, though. Here's the full interview:

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(Thanks to Martha Bebinger for pointing it out.)

This program aired on January 24, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.

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