Learn More about the Legislation
You can now find more comprehensive information on the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) at the recently launched http://www.healthcare.gov/
View a timeline detailing when specific provisions of the health reform legislation are scheduled to take effect.
H.R. 4872, Reconciliation Act of 2010 (March 2010)
Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act
H.R. 3590 (November 2009)
Senate Finance Proposed Framework (September 2009)
H.R. 3200 (July 2009)
Tri-Committee Legislation (July 2009)
Affordable Health Choices Act (July 2009)
Committees with Jurisdiction over Health Matters:
House Energy and Commerce Committee
House Ways and Means Committee
Education and the Workforce
Senate Finance Committee
Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee
Click for additional information on the Jurisdiction of Key Committees on Health Matters.
NMA Position on Healthcare Reform
Below is a summary of NMA positions on key health system reform issues. The text is excerpted from a briefing book distributed in Las Vegas at the 2009 Annual Convention. The entire document is available as a member benefit, by request.
2009 NMA Position.pdf