"Descriptions of Policy Options" Released May 14, 2009

by Government Relations Staff

The Senate Finance Commitee, one of two key Senate committees working on the issue of health care reform, has released three "Descriptions of Policy Options."

The first paper, released April 29, details policy options for improving patient care and reducing health care costs. American Psychological Association (APA) Practice Organization Executive Director Katherine C. Nordal, PhD, has responded to this paper.

This second paper, released May 14, 2009, deals with expanding health care coverage to all Americans. It is attached in .pdf form at the close of this article. The American Psychological Association (APA) responded to this paper.

The third paper, released May 20, 2009, details financing reform.