health care debate

Waging a War of Numbers Over Repealing Health Care Reform

GOP leaders will plead for the benefits of repealing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, bringing arguments and numbers to support their viewpoint, while House Democrats will continue their counterpush, throwing very different numbers at the American public.

Americans Are Most Likely to Go Without Health Care

An international survey of 11 industrialized nations reveals that adults in the U.S. are by far the most likely to go without health care or skip filling a prescription because of costs, due to a high-cost health care system that lags behind those of other modern countries.

Health Reform Heads for a Full Senate Vote

Senate Democrats have lined up the 60 votes they need to pass sweeping health-care reform, and are set to vote on the bill on Christmas Eve. The Senate version of the bill will extend health insurance coverage to over 30 million Americans and also reduce the federal deficit.