This week, Senate Republicans postponed the vote for their healthcare bill, which was secretly written by 13 men. The bill slashes Medicaid funding while cutting taxes by nearly $1 trillion over the next decade, mostly for the rich and corporations.
We’ll also discuss the status of single payer in California. How is media coverage shaping the healthcare debate?
Elisabeth Rosenthal, Editor-in-Chief of Kaiser Health News, and author of An American Sickness: How Healthcare became Big Business and How You Can Take it Back
Trudy Lieberman, long-time contributor to the Columbia Journalism Review where she blogs for CJR.org about media coverage of healthcare and retirement issues, and "Thinking About Health" bi-monthly columnist for the Rural Health News Service