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CBO estimates said to be slowing healthcare reform planning.

The Wall Street Journal (5/5, A2, Adamy, subscription required) reports that “Senate leaders are working against a tightening calendar in tackling two of the most difficult aspects of a healthcare overhaul: how to provide every American with health-insurance coverage and … Continue reading

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Humana CEO says insurance industry is “prepared to fight” nationalized healthcare.

Bloomberg News (4/28, Nussbaum) reports that Humana CEO Michael McCallister “said President Barack Obama’s plan for making government-backed insurance available to all may scuttle an overhaul of US healthcare. The public alternative, which Obama said will ensure access and keep … Continue reading

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Congressional Democrats agree on $3.5 trillion budget plan; includes reconciliation

In a late-breaking story, the AP (4/28) reports, “Congressional Democrats sealed an agreement Monday night on a budget plan that would help President Obama overhaul the healthcare system but allow his tax cut for most workers to expire after next … Continue reading

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