In Health Reform, a Cancer Offers an Acid Test


July 8, 2009

The New York Times

WASHINGTON — It’s become popular to pick your own personal litmus test for health care reform.

For some liberals, reform will be a success only if it includes a new government-run insurance plan to compete with private insurers. For many conservatives, a bill must exclude such a public plan. For others, the crucial issue is how much money Congress spends covering the uninsured.

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