WASHINGTON, D.C. — Health care legislation that could extend insurance to all Americans this year will not succumb to the pitfalls that doomed universal care in the Clinton Administration, according to U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown.
"It's different this time," said Brown, who spoke yesterday with Nancy-Ann DeParle, director of the White House office of health reform.
"Obama learned from President Clinton's mistakes and has created guidelines we're writing in" to the bill, Brown said. "Also, the business community is cooperating much more and hospitals are not so resistive to change. Third, the system is so much more broken than it was 15 years ago."
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