SIIA Legislative Update – Healthcare Reform
January 19, 2010
Information Disclaimer Note: Congressional developments regarding health care reform are fluid and SIIA lobbyists are continually meeting with Members of Congress, key staff members and other industry stakeholders, which generate ongoing intelligence. In order to keep our members informed in “real time”, we will report relevant information as we become aware of it. Given that the political process is inherently unpredictable, information communicated in previous reports may be superseded in subsequent reports. Should you have any questions in between reports, please contact SIIA’s Washington, DC office directly at 202/463-8161.
House Passes Healthcare Repeal Bill
Moments ago, the House passed a repeal of the PPACA –fulfilling a campaign promise made by the new Republican majority. While the repeal bill had a significant amount of House support, it is unlikely to move any further as there is not enough support in the Democrat controlled Senate as well as in the White House. Read more......