Health Care Agenda

Rep. Thomas, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, spoke at the National Press Club about health care. He discussed… read more

Rep. Thomas, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, spoke at the National Press Club about health care. He discussed health insurance, the health care market, and the creation of individual health savings accounts. He criticized employer-based health plans and the current tax subsidy structure, which he said favors third party payer plans over personal accounts. Rep. Thomas also outlined ideas for increasing competition in the health insurance market and helping Americans obtain insurance. Following prepared remarks, he responded to questions from the audience. close

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Health Care Agenda

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Program ID:
180538-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 12, 2004
Last Aired:
Feb 13, 2004

Airing Details

  • Feb 12, 2004 | 1:08pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 12, 2004 | 11:29pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 13, 2004 | 5:50am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 13, 2004 | 3:41pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 13, 2004 | 6:47pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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