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Health Care Reform From The Insurer's Perspective

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Health Care Reform From The Insurer's Perspective

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Health Care Reform From The Insurer's Perspective

Health Care Reform From The Insurer's Perspective

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President Obama went to Wisconsin this week for a town hall meeting on his plan for a public health insurance system. His remarks drew applause from some, and denunciation from others who decried the plan as a step towards government control.

The other side includes opponents in Congress, the American Medical Association and private health insurers who argue that a government plan would draw customers away from private insurers.

Host Scott Simon speaks with Karen Ignagni, president and CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans about her industry's perspective on health care reform.

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