Moving Forward on Health Care Reform

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Senators Bob Bennett and Amy Klobuchar headline this panel considering current efforts to move the debate on health care forward to make coverage cheaper and more flexible and to bring it within the reach of more Americans who are currently only "covered" by expensive emergency room visits. The Bennett-Wyden bill (The Healthy Americans Act) promises to put control of health care services into the hands of the employees and out of the hands of employers is a bipartisan effort to demonstrate to the next president that health care must be a priority. For further highlights on this panel, read the live blog. PANELISTS Senator Bob Bennett (R-UT) Jeff Korsmo, Executive Director, Mayo Clinic Health Policy Center and Chief Administrative Officer for Mayo Clinic Rochester Stephen Mahle, Executive Vice President of Healthcare Policy and Regulatory, Medtronic Grace-Marie Turner, President, Galen Institute Introductory Remarks: Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) Moderator: Lawrence Jacobs, Director, Center for the Study of Politics and Governance, Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota

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Co-sponsored with The Rockefeller Foundation and Brookings Institution.

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Jacobs, Lawrence R.. (2008). Moving Forward on Health Care Reform. Retrieved from the University Digital Conservancy,

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