WASHINGTON ( TheStreet) -- President Barack Obama asked Congress not to "walk away" from health care reform during his State of the Union speech on Wednesday. As legislators grapple with how to pay for a program that could cost as much as $1 trillion over 10 years, Americans are wondering how much they might have to pay for government-sponsored coverage.While the cost for consumers will be unclear until the House and Senate bills are combined, a review of the bills gives some hints as to where it would hit the average American's wallet.
Proposed Health Plans Would Likely Cost Less
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