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Health Care
Health Care
Obama's proposals rely heavily on government and mandates to make coverage affordable.

· Coverage would be mandatory for children.

· Offer an income-based federal subsidy for people who don't get insurance from an employer or qualify for government plans like Medicaid.

· Create a national network of public and private plans for those without other access to insurance.

· Require employers to either offer a plan, help pay for employee costs or pay into a national health care network.

"...We need to pass a plan that lowers every family's premiums, and gives every uninsured American the same kind of coverage that members of Congress give themselves." -- Obama*


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Last updated November 06 2008: 11:36 AM ET
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*May 9, 2008, Speech, Beaverton, Ore.
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