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Obama's budget includes healthcare proposals that could change everything for consumers

Obama's budget includes healthcare proposals that could change everything for consumers

Buried deep within President Obama's $4-trillion budget plan are a couple of healthcare proposals that could change everything for U.S. consumers.

The fact that the drug industry wasted no time in dismissing the ideas — and that their Republican friends in Congress said they wouldn't even look at them — should tell you something big was afoot.

The Department of Health and Human Services broke out Obama's healthcare proposals in a 173-page document. You have to wade all the way to page 75 to find what may be the single most important policy idea.

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