(CONGRESS) Senate Finance Votes 'No' on Public Option

October 2009
Children & Youth Funding Report;10/2/2009, p23
The article informs that the U.S. Senate Finance Committee has voted against two proposals to create a government-run health plan, commonly referred to as the "public plan." The committee voted against proposal of Senator Jay Rockefeller, that would have allowed the government to set payments to health care providers. It also voted against Senator Charles Schumer proposal which would have permitted for a degree of negotiation with providers.


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