This week on Facing the Future, we turn our attention to the health care provisions in the House-passed version of the Build Back Better Act. Those include expanded premium subsidies for health insurance plans purchased under the Affordable Care Act, a new Medicare hearing benefit and price negotiation for Medicare pharmaceuticals. Will they get through the Senate? We discuss this with Josh Gordon, Director of Health Policy for the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.
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