Jackie Judd, Kaiser Family Foundation | Mary Agnes Carey and Eric Pianin, Kaiser Health News
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., may unveil his health care overhaul plan this week and deliberations in that chamber could continue into Thanksgiving week when the Senate has been scheduled to be in recess. Meanwhile, a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) analysis of the House-passed bill found that the measure would increase national health expenditures by an estimated 1.3 percent in 2019. Republicans say the analysis shows that the bill will not control health care costs but Democrats disagree.
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