Thursday, May 14, 2009

Public comment sought on Senate FinCom findings

The Senate Finance Committee is releasing "Description of Policy Option" statements generated by their recent health care roundtables. These are available online by following the links below.

On April 29, the Senate Finance Committee issued "Transforming the Health Care Delivery System: Proposals to Improve Patient Care and Reduce Health Care Costs." A report dated May 14 covers "Expanding Health Care Coverage: Proposals to Provide Affordable Coverage to All Americans."

You can read and comment on these options--and their lack of consideration of single payer--at Email your comments in the form of word or .pdf file attachments.

The deadline for public comments on the delivery system reform policy options is tomorrow, May 15, 2009, and on affordability, May 22.

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