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Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Health care haze

Posted By on Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 6:35 AM

It's going to be a while before a clear picture emerges on the Democratic deal for health legislation.

The NY Times says it could include both an expansion of Medicare for people 55-64 through a buy-in and a private national health insurance plan similar to that used by Congress and negotiated by a federal agency. The latter is a product of a working group that included Sens. Mark Pryor and Blanche Lincoln. But nobody's fully disclosed any firm agreement yet and the proposals must be assessed by budget officials.

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