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Video: Health Law Repeal Efforts To Gain Steam, Others Stand Against It

Republican efforts to repeal the health overhaul law will be a central focus for the party when the 112th Congress convenes in January, while Democrats will fight repeal or any significant changes to the measure. Kaiser Health News recently interviewed two lawmakers – Rep. Michael Burgess, R-Tex., and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., to get their take on how the health care debate may play out in the months ahead. Burgess is pushing for a complete repeal of the health law while Wyden is hoping for bipartisan support of legislation to give states more flexibility as they implement the measure.

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KHN (Kaiser Health News) is a national newsroom that produces in-depth journalism about health issues. Together with Policy Analysis and Polling, KHN is one of the three major operating programs at KFF (Kaiser Family Foundation). KFF is an endowed nonprofit organization providing information on health issues to the nation.

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