Susan Dentzer

Health Affairs journal

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Editor-in-Chief of Health Affairs, a nonpartisan health policy journal published by Project HOPE, and on-air health policy analyst for NewsHour with Jim Lehrer

Susan Dentzer on KCRW

The good news is that America's historic expansion of  healthcare spending has slowed  to its lowest rate in 51 years, though that could change fast.

Healthcare Spending Is on the Decline, but at What Cost?

The good news is that America's historic expansion of healthcare spending has slowed to its lowest rate in 51 years, though that could change fast.

from To the Point

A federal judge in Virginia has ruled that the Obama healthcare reform is unconstitutional because it requires individuals to buy insurance.

Virginia Judge Rules Obama's Healthcare Bill Is Unconstitutional

A federal judge in Virginia has ruled that the Obama healthcare reform is unconstitutional because it requires individuals to buy insurance.

from To the Point

At a White House meeting of doctors and nurses today, President Obama  made a new pitch  for healthcare reform, putting it in the context of government competence and credibility.

Obama Releases Healthcare Proposal that Includes Republican Ideas

At a White House meeting of doctors and nurses today, President Obama made a new pitch for healthcare reform, putting it in the context of government competence and credibility.

from To the Point

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