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Discussion: How Does the New Health Care Law Affect Iowans? (Episode 1)

posted on March 25, 2010 at 4:39 PM

Host Paul Yeager discusses the new health care laws with representatives of Iowa insurance, business, Medicaid, and hospitals. Guests include Jim Swift, Chairman and CEO of Holmes Murphy and Associates, an insurance brokerage firm with more than 500 employees. Jennifer Vermeer, Director of Iowa Medicaid, which provides public health coverage for more than 350,000 Iowans. And, Kirk Norris, President and CEO of Iowa Hospital Association which represents all 118 of Iowa's community hospitals. Also seen, is a video of Representative Steve King's response to the passage of the bill, taped before the speech. (28:50)

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