Capitol Conversation: The Healthcare Exchange

April 4, 2011

A bi-partisan compromise to create a healthcare exchange is in jeopardy. Republican house majority leader Amy Stephens says she'll introduce an amendment that will drastically change the bill. Just days earlier Stephens stressed the importance of an exchange, saying it would help small businesses and individuals purchase affordable health insurance, and make the market more competitive. But as Bente Birkeland explores in Capitol Conversation, this abrupt change of course is becoming increasingly more common from Republican leadership.