A Congressional Budget Office analysis of the bill released last week by Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) presented major affordabilty challenges to low- and middle-income people. On Tuesday, Baucus announced changes to try to address those worries, but many Democrats remain concerned about the costs the bill would impose.
SOURCE: Congressional Budget Office | By Laura Stanton and Karen Yourish - The Washington Post - September 23, 2009
Medicare Is Focus on Day 2 of Health-Care Negotiations Article | Slogging through a second day of work on legislation intended to overhaul the nation's health-care system, the Senate Finance Committee wrestled Wednesday with politically volatile proposals to squeeze money out of Medicare.