Health-Care Reform Lessons

Massachusetts adopted its own brand of health reform in 2006, striving to provide insurance to all of its residents. However, the state initially failed to address the question of how to control rapidly rising costs. Senior Writer Cathy Arnst discusses what the federal government can learn from this approach as it moves toward the creation of a national health insurance plan.

Plus, why there are more hard times in store for big banks even though they reported strong earnings, and why record companies will be fighting over Michael Jackson's songs. Also, our look at the economic week ahead.

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