Assessing Health Policy Positions On The Campaign Trail

NPR compares and contrasts the health policies of GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama.

NPR: A Tale Of Two Health Plans: Romney Versus Obama
While Romney has alternately distanced himself from and taken credit for the Bay State law, his role in what former opponent Tim Pawlenty called "Obamneycare" could be a major obstacle to winning the GOP nomination. ... [H]ere are five other ways the two plans are similar — and five ways they are different (Halloran, 10/17).

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