Panel OKs Association Health Plans

Povich, Elaine S.; Smallen, Jill; Mitchell, Charlie
March 2006
National Journal;3/18/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p40
The article reports on a legislation approved by the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee that would benefit small businesses in providing health insurance to their employees on March 15, 2006. A number of Democratic amendments has been rejected by the committee. U.S. President George W. Bush has made his position on the association health plans for small businesses. U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) warns on bringing the bill to the U.S. Senate.


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