Bioscience

Outcome of health care bills awaited

January 3, 2010

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: The Arizona Republic] – When House and Senate leaders meet in coming weeks to hash out differences over health-care reform bills, Arizona employers and consumers will have much at stake.

Both bills would reduce the ranks of the uninsured through a combination of taxes and fees, health-insurance exchanges and expansion of government insurance programs for low-income and disabled Americans.

The bills also would impose new rules that would forbid private health-insurance companies from denying coverage based on pre-existing conditions and would impose new employer mandates.

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