Senate Finance Committee Rolls Out Health Care Reform Plan

U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Montana) introduced the America’s Healthy Future Act of 2009 on Wednesday.  A press release from the Committee stated that the “landmark health care reform legislation would lower costs and provide quality, affordable health care coverage.”  Provisions in the legislation seek to:

  • ensure that all Americans have access to health care coverage;
  • improve the quality of care, increase efficiency and lower health care costs;
  • promote preventive health care and wellness.

 Read the committee news release (pdf) at: http://finance.senate.gov/press/Bpress/2009press/prb091609.pdf

 Read the legislation (pdf) at: http://finance.senate.gov/sitepages/leg/LEG%202009/091609%20Americas_Healthy_Future_Act.pdf

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