Healthcare Reform

We’ll be posting links on this page to items of interest in the federal healthcare reform bills as they travel through Congress.  If you have a link to information that you would like to share, please contact:

HealthcareParalegalsFederation@hotmail.com

1. Copy of Senate Finance Committee report on their version of healthcare reform bill  (PDF download), as of 10/19/09:

http://finance.senate.gov/press/Bpress/2009press/prb102109a.pdf

2. Copy of executive summary of House bill and full text (PDF download), as of 10/29/09:

http://edlabor.house.gov/blog/2009/10/affordable-health-care.shtml

3. The House bill passed on November 7, 2009:

http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c111:H.R.3962.pcs:

4. Congressional Budget Office Report of November 30, 2009 on how current Congressional healthcare reform proposals would affect health insurance premiums:

http://www.cbo.gov/ftpdocs/107xx/doc10781/11-30-Premiums.pdf

5. Senate Passes Health Care Reform Bill on 12/24/09:

http://www.healthnews.com/family-health/senate-passes-health-care-reform-bill-before-holiday-recess-3982.html

6.  Download PDF copy of Senate version of Health Care Reform Bill passed on 12/24/09:

http://democrats.senate.gov/

7. Summaries of the provisions of three versions of the healthcare reform bill placed side by side — House October 2009 bill, Senate 2009 bill, and House version of 3/18/10:

http://www.kff.org/healthreform/upload/housesenatebill_final.pdf8

8. Final text of healthcare reform bill as passed both houses of Congress, and signed into law by President Obama on March 23, 2010:

http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=111_cong_bills&docid=f:h3590enr.txt.pdf

9. Bill containing package of “fixes” to healthcare reform bill signed into law by President Obama on March 30, 2010:

http://docs.house.gov/rules/hr4872/111_hr4872_amndsub.pdf

10. Text of Executive Order signed by President Obama forbidding use of federal funds for abortions (part of healthcare reform package):

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/03/21/one-more-step-towards-health-insurance-reform

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