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Dr. Michael Lenoir examines a young patient in his offices in Oakland , Calif., on Feb. 3, 2010. California has the greatest number of uninsured residents in the country and the largest public insurance program for the poor, which struggles to serve 6.5 million people while reimbursing doctors at one of the nation's lowest rates. (AP)
Dr. Michael Lenoir examines a young patient in his offices in Oakland , Calif., on Feb. 3, 2010. California has the greatest number of uninsured residents in the country and the largest public insurance program for the poor, which struggles to serve 6.5 million people while reimbursing doctors at one of the nation's lowest rates. (AP)

Guests:

Julie Rovner, health policy correspondent for NPR.

Uwe Reinhardt, professor of economics and public affairs at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. You can read his latest health care analysis at the New York Times "Economix" blog.

Wendell Potter, former executive for the health care services company CIGNA. He's now a senior fellow on health care for the Center for Media and Democracy. You can read his latest take at his blog.

This program aired on February 23, 2010.

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