Your handy healthcare cheat sheet
By Consumers Union on Sunday, August 16th, 2009
It may be 1,000 pages long, but it can be summed up in 1,000 words. Read this insightful, even-handed summary of the health reform debate by the Washington Post’s Alec MacGillis to help make sense of what this is all about. It succintly lays out the proposals, and the pros and cons. As he says, “health-care reform is not that hard to understand, and those who tell you otherwise most likely have an ulterior motive…Love the proposals or hate them, people can try to make sense of them. There is no excuse!