A wonderful resource for understanding the healthcare reform is through the writing of an expert in the medical field. Atul Gwandi, is an associate professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School and contributing writer to The New Yorker since 1998.
His most recent article from the New Yorker can be found here.
My personal favorite by Gwandi is "The Cost Conundrum, how a town in Texas taught us about health care."
To read more.