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We have been preparing diagrams and analyses of the heatlh care reform bills on behalf of certain clients. The materials below are in the public domain. If you are following the policy issues, structure and workings of these bills, these diagrams may be useful. The first two sets were for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.....
- New Employer Primer on House Healthcare Reform Bill [The document linked to above is a comprehensive analysis of the currently pending healthcare legislation that pays special focus to details in the bill and to how they affect the employer community. This document also includes a forward by Randel K. Johnson, Senior Vice President, Labor, Immigration, and Employee Benefits; U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce press release regarding this document as well as a link to the primer at the U.S. Chamber website can also be found here.]
- HHS Memorandum: Estimated Financial Effects of H.R. 3200, as Reported by the Ways and Means Committee - "This memorandum summarizes the Office of the Actuary's estimates of the financial and coverage effects of the proposed "America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009" (H.R. 3200) through fiscal year 2019. The estimates are based on the bill as reported by the Ways and Means Committee and include the estimates net Federal expenditures in support of expanded health insurance coverage, the associated numbers of people by insured status, the changes in Medicare and Medicaid expenditures and revenues, and the overall impact on total National health expenditures. [...] An appendix is attached summarizing the data, assumptions, and methodology underlying these estimates."