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Where Does the Reform Bill Go Now?
Health Leaders Media - Janice Simmons

Last week, the votes were finally counted and the Senate healthcare reform bill received the majority of votes—albeit all Democratic votes—and passed 60-39. But with the start of reconciliation between the House and Senate bills slated a few weeks away, what direction is the bill headed for now? President Obama’s spokesperson, Robert Gibbs, stayed optimistic about the final bill’s future: “People will have access to affordable insurance. People with insurance won’t be discriminated against because of a pre-existing condition.