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.