Will Healthcare Reform Get to the Senate Floor?

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The Senate's healthcare reform bill is finally a 2000-page, $848-billion reality, including the public option, with an allowance for states to opt out. It would cover 94% of legal American residents and reduce the deficit with Medicare cuts and taxes on cosmetic surgery and so-called "Cadillac" plans. What's the same and what's different from the bill passed by the House? What about abortion? Can Republicans prevent the bill from reaching the Senate floor?

Credits

Guests:
Alex Wayne - Bloomberg News - @aawayne, Ron Pollack - Families USA - @Ron_Pollack, Michael Tanner - Director of Health and Welfare Studies, Cato Institute, Emily Friedman - independent health policy and ethics analyst

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Karen Radziner