President Signs Health Insurance Reform

At a ceremony at the White House yesterday, the President signed the Senate’s health insurance reform bill originally passed on December 24, 2009 by the Senate and then by the House of Representatives on Sunday, March 21, 2010. Click here to view the original Conner Strong assessment of the Senate bill published last year at the time of its original passage.

The House also passed a package of amendments to the Senate’s bill that will be debated by the Senate. If this package of changes is approved, the amended bill will also be signed by the President culminating in closure to health insurance reform. While there are several parliamentary procedures that need to be reconciled in the Senate, it is widely speculated that the votes exist to pass the House’s amended bill.

As these developments continue to unfold check for key updates or contact your Conner Strong account representative.


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