Know the lead players in the political machinery

Miller, Julie
September 2009
Managed Healthcare Executive;Sep2009, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p5
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the six members of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee and other influential people involved in crafting the health care reform legislation. Finance Committee members include Senators Max Baucus, Jeff Bingaman and Michael Enzi. Meanwhile, the other influential players include Health Secretary Kathleen Sibelius, Representative Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Information on their proposals and roles in the passage of the bill is also offered.


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