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09/24/09 Weekly compilation of health care reform developments in Washington, D.C. and state legislatures 9/24/09

While the proposals being considered by Congress to help reform the health care system could make significant strides in addressing health care access problems, many remain concerned that the proposals made to date do not do enough to take on the overarching problem of rapidly rising health care costs. To help draw more attention to [...]

9/04/09 – Weekly compilation of health care reform developments in Washington, D.C. and state legislatures 9/4/09

Federal The Senate Finance Committee pledged bipartisan compromise on health care reform, but it appears no new agreements have been reached. Senator Edward Kennedy’s passing last week caused some on Capitol Hill to be more concerned about lack of compromise in the legislative process to achieve health care reform. In the House, work remains to [...]

Weekly compilation of health care reform developments in Washington, D.C. and state legislatures

Week of August 3, 2009 The timetable for federal health care reform was delayed again. No vote on health care reform by the full Senate or House is possible before September, and it could be much longer before debate ends and votes are cast. The difficulties were all too apparent in the Senate Finance Committee [...]