U. S. House of Representative

Health care bill offers immediate changes

The U.S. House of Representative approved the Senate’s Christmas Eve-passed version of health care and insurance reform legislation by a vote of 219-212, with 34 Democrats joining Republicans in voting against the bill. U.S. President Obama was expected to sign the legislation Tuesday, March 23. The House also voted in favor of several changes to the Senate bill (220-211) that faces Senate action in reconciliation this week. “Immediate Improvements” to the health care system enabled by the ...

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