Sometimes its very difficult to sort out fact from fiction, politics from substance and opinion from research. It makes the Health Reform debate difficult to understand and hard to keep up with, luckily for us the Wall Street Journal recently released the “Health Reform FAQ”. They’ve covered the big topics simply and briefly, so if you’re struggling to understand the background or the breaking news this would be a good place to start! Here are a few of the questions the WSJ has tackled, you can read the full article here.
Where are the main points of disagreement?
What would a public plan look like?
Why is the total price of the overhaul so expensive, especially considering that it is designed to bring down costs?
What are the most likely ways to pay for the overhaul?
Politicians have tried for decades to push universal health insurance. Why did they always fail before? Will this time be any different?