Wary health insurers see some promise in Obama reform plans
The ideas in President Barack Obama's budget are a mixed bag for insurers, doctors, and hospitals. Investors reacted with alarm, sending insurance stocks down sharply. But insurers, striving to be seen as progressive, welcomed Obama's broad goals, such as stemming the relentless increase in costs throughout the healthcare system.
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