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President, GOP offer health care reform ideas before summit



Health care reform proposals from the president and GOP will take center stage at a Feb. 24 bipartisan summit that the White House hopes will pave the way to enactment of broad reform. President Obama’s plan builds on the Senate-passed bill, with higher thresholds triggering a “high-cost plan” excise tax and new rules for employer plans. House Republican leaders are offering a bill to curb medical malpractice lawsuits and let insurers sell policies across state lines, among other things. Amid the legislative uncertainty, a Mercer survey finds that most employers have yet to take major action based on potential reforms.

White House website with summit materials
Background GRIST: President unveils health care reform proposal (24 Feb 2010)
Full text of GOP health care reform proposal (House Republicans Rules Committee, 3 Nov 2009)
Mercer survey findings on employer preparations for health care reform

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February 25, 2010 - Posted by | Federal Government, healthcare | , ,

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