Is Health Care Reform Dead?

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photoHealthcare costs are skyrocketing. Insurers, drug companies, HMOs, and hospitals are all pointing fingers at who's to blame. Meanwhile lawmakers in Washington have been deadlocked on healthcare for years. Healthcare will be at the top of the agenda in the November elections. But will it be all rhetoric and no action?

Political economist Uwe Reinhardt says for all intents and purposes, healthcare reform in America is dead. In this hour: Is it the end of health care reform in America?


Uwe Reinhardt, professor of political economy at Princeton University

Judy Feder, Professor and Dean of Policy Studies at Georgetown Univesrity

This program aired on August 21, 2002.


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