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Health care law’s unfinished business: cost curbs
San Francisco Chronicle

What’s it going to cost me?

That’s the single biggest unanswered question about President Barack Obama’s new health care overhaul law — and its weak spot.

Many experts believe the law falls short on taming costs, and that will force Congress to revisit health care in a few years.

While it seems hard to believe now, Republicans might want to participate in a debate over costs, perhaps opening the way for limits on malpractice lawsuits and other ideas they’ve advocated.

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