Senate Finance Committee Resumes Health Care Markup; Leadership Hints at Floor Action by Columbus Day

The Senate Finance Committee will continue working on Chairman Max Baucus’ (D-MT) health care reform proposal (NAHC Report, Sept. 16) Sept. 29. The proposal, known as the “chairman’s mark” reduces cuts to Medicare home health providers to $43.2 billion over 10 years and for hospice providers to $7.9 billion over 10 years, compared to the…