WASHINGTON — As House Democrats geared up for a possible vote on
Obama Delays Trip as Report Aids Final Push on Health Care
By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN and ROBERT PEAR
New York Times
March 18, 2010
The Obama administration will propose a compromise health bill before the bipartisan health summit next week, aides say. It would reportedly extend coverage to 30 million Americans and cost about $900 billion, like the legislation already in progress in…
Almost 20 senators have recently indicated support for a health care public option. The Washington Post’s Ezra Klein has an analysis on the prospects for a government-administered health plan at this point in reform debate.
Gridlock in Washington over health reform could cost hospitals billions, reports the Washington Postreports the Washington Post. The cost of unpaid care was around $36 billion in 2008, and is only expected to rise.