US moves a step closer to health insurance reform

November 2009
PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;11/14/2009, Issue 591, p9
The article highlights the passing of health insurance reform legislation by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2009. U.S. President Barack Obama praised the move and called it "historic." Key provisions of the Affordable Health Care for America Act include requiring individuals to obtain coverage and employers to provide insurance, establishing an insurance market for purchasing coverage, and requiring insurers to explain increases in premiums.


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