Finance Committee Vote Delayed While Attempts to Merge with HELP Bill Underway

Originally slated to vote on Chairman Max Baucus’ (D-MT) health care reform proposal (NAHC Report, Sept. 16) today, the Senate Finance Committee has delayed action until the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) scores the full costs of the measure. The legislation, known as the “chairman’s mark,” reduces cuts to Medicare home health providers to $43.2 billion…