Friday, September 25, 2009
Information that came with video below.
Back in June a NYT/CBS News poll found that the majority of Americans support a public option, a government run insurance plan to compete with private insurers. More than 500,000 doctors support a public option. It hardly seems controversial. But many fear, and with good reason, that it won't be part of whatever kind of bill ends up on the president's desk. So where does the public option stand? Maggie Mahar, author of Money-Driven Medicine and a Fellow at The Century Foundation, Lester Feder, a contributor to the Columbia Journalism Review's Campaign Desk, and Dr. Manisha Sharma, Director of Media Relations at the National Physicians Alliance in NY on the Baucus bill and whether it will be improved.