• Can insurance companies charge whatever they want for premiums, or will there be rate caps and regulation?

• Will older people pay more for their coverage than younger people will pay?

• Even if insurers must offer policies to sick people, which may be the deal they’ve stuck with Congress, can they still “waiver out” or exclude coverage for a particular condition that poses a high claims expense? Would that mean people would have to buy a policy that may not cover the very condition they have, or face a penalty?

Campaign Desk will have more as the debate heats up and interest groups weigh in.

Trudy Lieberman is a fellow at the Center for Advancing Health and a longtime contributing editor to the Columbia Journalism Review. She is the lead writer for The Second Opinion, CJR’s healthcare desk, which is part of our United States Project on the coverage of politics and policy. Follow her on Twitter @Trudy_Lieberman.