Health Care Legislation Update: The Impact on Post-Acute Care Providers and Physician-Owned Hospitals

Posted by Jason Greis on July 16, 2009 under Articles | Be the First to Comment

President Obama’s looming deadline to hold Congressional pre-conferences and floor votes on comprehensive healthcare reform legislation before Congress’s August recess has prompted a flurry of legislative activity this week.  On Tuesday, July 14, 2009, the House released the Tri-Committee health care reform bill, officially titled H.R. 3200, America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009 (the “Tri-Committee Bill”), and with its party-line vote on Wednesday, July 15, 2009, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (“HELP”) Committee became the first congressional committee to approve a health care reform bill (a copy of which is attached by clicking here).  The Senate Finance Committee’s health reform bill may be released as early as next week. Read More...