Posted by October 6th, 2009
Catherine Knowles is C3′s new Director of Policy
The health care reform debate continues. Last week, the Senate Finance Committee discussed Senator Baucus’s proposal and considered hundreds of amendments. The Committee will hold a final vote on the proposed bill later this week. This will allow the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) time to complete its analysis of the bill and provide a final cost estimate. After the Finance Committee has approved the bill, it will be combined with the bill from the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee before it is scheduled for a vote on the floor by the full Senate.
C3 has been closely following the various health reform proposals introduced in Congress, because access to care is critical to preventing, treating and beating colorectal cancer. Please feel free to share your thoughts with us by leaving comments below.
Continue reading for more information on some of the amendments adopted by the Senate Finance Committee that C3 thinks are important for people living with colorectal cancer.
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