Is California Ready for National Healthcare Reform?

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The idea of the federal government providing an alternative to health insurance has been adamantly opposed by Republicans and so-called "Blue Dog" Democrats. One proposed way out is to allow the states to provide "public options" of their own. So what about California?  How does this state regulate health insurance now?

Credits

Guests:
Lisa Girion - Los Angeles Times - @lisagirion, Jamie Court - President of Consumer Watchdog - @consumerwd

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Christian Bordal