Compare health proposals for yourself

After the day-long Obama health summit you’ve heard all the talking points and more from Democrats and Republicans. If you still really want to dig into all the different health proposals floating in Washington, the Kaiser Family Foundation provide you with a handy side-by-side comparison chart.

If you want to compare the proposals of House Minority Leader John Boehner (R., Ohio) to that of Rep. Pete Stark (D., Calif.), the foundation site lets you dig in. In fact it allows you to check as many as 17 aspects of each of 15 proposals from benefit design and individual mandates to the role of the states and financing.

And if that’s not enough the foundation provides links to detailed materials for each of the plans examined. Yes, it’s a little on the wonkish side, but if you spent even a couple hours tuned into the health summit, it could be right up your alley. After all why rely on the TV pundits when you can read it all for yourself.

Oh, and if you get tired of checking off all the buttons by clicking, you can just download the 49-page PDF with the full comparison all 15 proposals.

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