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Senate Finance Bill Changes Push Price Tag to $900 Billion
Health Leaders Media - Janice Simmons

On the opening day of hearings on Tuesday, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) released modifications to his bill—addressing some of the criticisms that some part of his bill would unfairly impact some low- and middle-income individuals and families. Before heading into the second round of hearings yesterday, Baucus issued the changes that incorporated dozens of the 564 amendments—including several from Republicans—before the debate got underway.