Even before the Affordable Care Act, one-fifth of Americans had some health care paid for by the federal government. But all health care programs are born in controversy. We'll take a look at the politics that surrounded the creation of the Veterans Health Administration, and how those debates were echoed nearly a decade later with the dawn of Obamacare.
Jessica Adler, Visiting Researcher at Tufts University, and author of article in Origins magazine
Stuart Altman, author, and professor of National Health Policy at Brandeis' Heller School for Social Policy and Management