What can the U.S. learn from Canadian health insurance system?

03/05/09 Robert Lorei
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This morning we learned that General Motors may need to file for bankruptcy if it can't pull off a massive restructuring plan. That's according to the automaker's auditors, who raised their concerns in an annual report filed today with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. By most accounts the cost of providing health care for the auto workers in the U.S. adds between $1,000 and $2,000 to the price of every car.

President Obama invited a broad group of doctors, patients, business owners and insurers to a forum at the White House today in a discussion that will include Republicans over reforming health care in the U.S.

Joining us now is Dr. Claudia M. Fegan, who is co-author of the book *Universal Health Care: What the United States Can Learn From the Canadian Experience."

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