and They Said There Wouldn’t be Rationing

Senate health care reform bill to allow benefit caps

December 11, 2009 5:35 p.m. EST

Washington (CNN) — The health care bill being negotiated in the Senate would allow caps on annual insurance benefits, reversing a previous version of the plan that would have prevented insurance companies from establishing such limits, according to three Democratic aides.
“We were trying to minimize premium impacts,” said Jim Manley, a spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, acknowledging the change.


~ by riffenberg on December 11, 2009.

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