Searching for $90 billion to expand healthcare
Providing health insurance to the roughly 50 million people uninsured will cost approximately like $120 billion a year. President Obama has proposed $60 billion or so in new revenue for this purpose but Congress seems set to reject about half of the down payment. That makes for the $90 billion healthcare hole, and no one is quite sure how to fill it, says this analysis from the New York Times.
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