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Senate, House to haggle over health reform differences

Wall Street Journal, December 28, 2009

House and Senate negotiators will meet in January to mesh their health bills after the Senate voted 60-39 Christmas Eve for a bill that aims to deliver on a Democratic goal of extending insurance coverage to nearly every American. Abortion policy, taxes, and a proposed government-run health-insurance plan are at the core of the coming struggle, the Wall Street Journal reports. But just about everyone in the health industry have provisions they want to keep, change, or scrap, the Journal reports.