Legislative Update: Health Insurance

Frary, Casey
June 2010
Foreign Service Journal;Jun2010, Vol. 87 Issue 6, p54
The article offers information on a legislative update related to health insurance in the U.S. American President Barack Obama has signed into law the significant changes that will affect the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program. The two bills include the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.


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