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Nurses union exec suggests U.S. asks: is health care a right or a privilege?

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This week the health care series turns to health professionals for solutions to the current Affordable Care Act reform stalemate. 

MPR host Tom Weber spoke to Rose Roach, executive director of the Minnesota Nurses Association, about the impact of health insurance on patient care.  

As a critic of the health insurance system Roach, believes that asking whether health care is a right or privilege will provide the foundations of health care reform.

 To hear the conversation with Roach use the audio player above. 

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