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Congressman Bill Cassidy Interview (2009)

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-09-11

Duration: 00:07:40

Subjects: CASSIDY, BILL | Health care reform | Medical savings accounts

Contributors:

  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Cassidy, Bill Interviewee

Description

This segment from the September 11, 2009, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s interview with Congressman Bill Cassidy on health care reform. Congressman Cassidy discusses: his belief that the Democrats' health care reform proposal has no impact on controlling costs; his support of a patient-centered system; health savings accounts; both sides agreeing on the need for reform; the possibility of a bipartisan bill; and the timeline for the passage of a reform bill.