Address Before a Joint Session of the Congress on Health Care Reform

Obama, Barack H.
September 2009
Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents;9/9/2009, Special section p1
Government Documents
The article presents the text of a speech delivered by U.S. President Barack H. Obama before a joint session of the U.S. Congress in Washington, D.C. on September 9, 2009 in which he discussed health care reform. He states that the country's economy is on the way to recovery. He notes that when health care costs increase, it puts greater pressure on programs such as Medicare and Medicaid.


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