Posted Thursday, July 23, 2009
As part of his effort to convince the American public there’s no time to delay in overhauling health care, President Obama travels to Ohio Thursday for a “town meeting” in Shaker Heights. He promises to extend health insurance coverage to 97% of Americans, improve the quality of care and rein in spiraling health costs without increasing the deficit. It’s all contained in a 1000-page bill House Democrats introduced on July 14th. But what exactly is in the bill? And why do even some Democrats want to slow down the process. Join us Thursday at 9:00 a.m for some answers from our journalists’ roundtable.
Please follow our community discussion rules when composing your comments.
I have heard nothing in the current proposals being offered that addresses the issue of illegal immigrants. Are they going to be included - excluded from the national health insurance restructering?
Your guest is mis-informed about the Massachusetts change - they are removing funding for legal, NOT illegal immigrants!
Watch the Sound of Ideas during the broadcast - view now! Live video stream available during normal broadcast, Mon-Fri, 9-10 AM (EST).