Navigation Links
DNC Chairman Tim Kaine Applauds President, Members of Congress on Today's Bipartisan Summit
Date:2/25/2010

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine released the following statement tonight on the President's bipartisan health reform summit:

"Today's summit on the future of health care in this country, while far from resolving all of the differences between Republicans and Democrats on reforming our broken health insurance system, was a huge win for the American people.  

"For over seven hours today, the President led a vigorous, respectful and historic discussion with representatives from both parties and houses in Congress about how best to reform this country's broken health insurance system.  At every opportunity, the President displayed genuine devotion to delving into the specifics of the proposals and sought, wherever possible, to resolve key differences and find common ground.

"During today's meeting, the President continued to seek bipartisan agreement on issues of importance to the American people. Of course, differences do remain.  Democrats made the case for their comprehensive approach that lowers costs, increases coverage and curbs unfair and discriminatory insurance industry practices.  The Republicans have not offered comprehensive counter-proposals that achieve these goals and continue to favor a piecemeal approach that has empowered insurance companies to increase the numbers of uninsured, provide less security for those who are insured and increase health care costs for all Americans.

"It continues to be clear, and today both parties agreed, that we can no longer defer action on addressing this country's broken health insurance system.  This country cannot continue to wait for comprehensive action on health insurance reform and incremental steps will not achieve the type of meaningful reform American families and businesses so desperately need.  Accordingly, I echo the President's call today for Republicans to dig deep and identify areas where agreements can be forged on issues like expanding insurance coverage for the millions who lack it and guaranteeing that all consumers have access to care."

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/DNCLOGO)

SOURCE Democratic National Committee

Back to top

RELATED LINKS
http://www.democrats.org

'/>"/>

SOURCE Democratic National Committee
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. JPMA Supports CPSC Chairman Tenenbaum's Continued Safety Efforts
2. Senator Janis Lee Sponsors Senate Resolution Supporting Kevin Saunders for Chairman of the President's Council on Physical Fitness & Sports
3. U.S. Preventive Medicine Appoints Ron Loeppke, MD, MPH, as Vice Chairman of the Board
4. DNC Chairman Tim Kaine Calls Senate Vote Historic, Says Landmark Health Reform Bill Is a Victory for the American People
5. Executive Chairman of Medifast Bradley T. MacDonald Graduates From Leadership Maryland Class of 2009
6. Gene Barduson Named Chairman of PerfectServe Board of Directors
7. HealthSmart Completes Recapitalization to Support Continued Growth, Daniel D. Crowley Named Chairman
8. Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaines Statement on the Senates Vote to Proceed to Full Floor Debate of Health Insurance Reform Legislation
9. Democratic National Committee Chairman Issues Statement Praising the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
10. Micro Insurance Academy Chairman Prof. David Dror Receives Asia Insurance Industry 2009 Award
11. Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine Issues Statement Praising the House of Representatives Historic Vote to Pass Health Insurance Reform
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/31/2016)... ... May 31, 2016 , ... Spectrum Aquatics has launched a brand ... been designed and built with the user in mind. , “Over the last two ... us that an ADA 400 lbs lift is a necessary requirement for certain facilities ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... Dallas, TX (PRWEB) , ... May 31, 2016 , ... ... Center – Vidalia, GA; Houston Methodist – Houston, TX and Shore Medical Center – ... 1,000 and use three different, leading EHR solutions, demonstrating the breadth of Phynd’s solution ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... ... May 31, 2016 , ... ... 2016 Cool Vendors in Security Infrastructure Protection report by Gartner1 Inc. , Each ... series of research reports evaluating these innovative vendors and their products and services. ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... ... May 31, 2016 , ... To meet ... to the healthcare industry, The University of Scranton is adding a Certificate in ... to a career in rapidly growing field of healthcare information. , Healthcare ...
(Date:5/30/2016)... ... 30, 2016 , ... As the CDC relaxes its stance on traditional No-Nit ... keep their households lice free. , According to a May 26 article from ... kids in the classroom despite the fact that they may be harboring an infestation. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/31/2016)... 2016 194 Mitgliedsstaaten ... Eliminierung von viraler Hepatitis    Am ... eingegangen, virale Hepatitis bis 2030 zu eliminieren. ... Assembly haben sich die Staaten einstimmig dafür entschieden, ... Viral Hepatitis Strategy) zu verabschieden, was das bisher ...
(Date:5/30/2016)... , May 30, 2016 ... "Healthcare Analytical Testing Services Market by Type (Stability, ... Services), by End User (Pharmaceutical Companies, Medical Device ... MarketsandMarkets, The market witnessed healthy growth during the ... a CAGR of 11.3% between 2016 and 2021 ...
(Date:5/30/2016)... , May 30, 2016 ... 2016" market research report with comprehensive information on ... comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by ... administration (RoA) and molecule type, along with latest ... also reviews key players involved in the therapeutic ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: