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Gov. Patrick Unveils Plan For Health Care Payment Reform02:30

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Gov. Deval Patrick unveiled legislation Thursday that would nudge — rather than push — Massachusetts into a system in which insurance companies put health care poviders on a budget for each patient, rather than paying for individual procedures.

WBUR's Martha Bebinger explains how the bill is weaker than many observers anticipated.

This segment aired on February 17, 2011.

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