Nation responds to president's health care proposals

Shepherd, Leah Carlson
March 2007
Employee Benefit News;Mar2007, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p1
The article focuses on the proposal from U.S. President George W. Bush to allow a standard tax deduction for health insurance capped at $15,000 for family coverage and $7,500 for singles. Bush expects lower taxes for 80% of employer-provided health policies. Senator Edward Kennedy believes the policy will not improve access to good coverage. U.S. Chamber executive vice president Bruce Josten and Galen Institute president Grace-Marie Turner support the proposal.


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