After much debate and an attempted derailment, the Senate finally manages to pass its version of a health reform bill — early on Christmas Eve — before dashing home for the holidays. Next stop: the House-Senate conference committee, where major differences over abortion and a public option still wait to be ironed out. Physician groups express cautious optimism that at least something is being done.
All this awaits you in the Policy & Practice podcast. Give a listen and tell us your thoughts; we’ll be back with another podcast on Jan. 11th.