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With healthcare reform stalled, debate heats up regarding state approaches

Washington Post, February 15, 2010

Proponents of leaving healthcare reform to the states have gained momentum as national legislation stalls in Congress, the Washington Post reports. Advocates of a state-by-state approach say imposing national healthcare reform ignores local variations in healthcare markets and politics. Supporters of a national approach counter that relying on states would mean accepting the status quo for years to come.