House Health Plan Summary Released

The Health Care Financing Committee has released a 2-page summary of the highlights of the House health care reform bill, which will be approved by the Committee on Monday. You can read the summary by clicking here. The Globe has front-page coverage here.

Here’s what we know about next week’s schedule:

Monday 10:30 a.m. Health Care Financing will vote out a health reform proposal, State House room A-2

Monday 12:30 p.m. House Caucus to brief members on the proposal

Monday 2:00 p.m. Speaker DiMasi, Ways and Means Chair DeLeo, Health Care Financing Chair Walrath, and Financial Services Chair Mariano hold a press conference on the proposal, State House Members’ Lounge

Monday after 2:00 p.m. House formal session – the House will vote on the debate rules for the health reform proposal’s amendments and scheduling

Tuesday noon – Business Leaders For Affordable Quality Health Care hold press conference to support employer assessments in House bill, outside House chamber.

Thursday noon – debate scheduled to begin in House on health reform bill. House members were warned that debate may go into the evening and possible will go into Friday.

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