Health care is one of the most important and divisive issues in the United States today.
The rising cost of health care is not only hurting our pocket books, it is affecting American businesses and the overall economy. In 2010, Congress passed the Affordable Care Act.
It is the most significant overhaul of the nation's healthcare system since the creation of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965 as part ofPresident Lyndon Johnson's Great Society. Obamacare is multifaceted and verycomplicated. Among its most discussed provisions, the law requires individualsto have health care or pay a penalty.
It also requires health insurance providers to coverpre-existing conditions. (Go to our special Health Care page to get detailedinformation.
On Thu. Oct. 3, KFOX-TV is bringing together supporters andopponents of the Affordable Care Act along with experts on health care for our3rd "Your Voice, Your Future" Town Hall meeting
Panelists --Sam Cox -- KLBJ talk show host --Anne Dunkelberg-- Associate Director, Center for Public PolicyPriorities --Peggy Venable --Director, Americans for Prosperity Texas -- Regina Rogoff -- People's CommunityClinic.