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Invacare prepares for the worst in healthcare reform: freezes hiring, suspends merit raises

Friday, January 15, 2010

Invacare is taking very seriously a healthcare reform proposal that, if enacted, would cost the company an estimated $12 million to $14 million a year.

VGM analyzes DME provisions in Senate reform bill

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

The Senate Finance Committee has released the legislative language for its health reform bill, "America's Health Future Act of 2009." The committee approved the bill by a margin of 14 to 9 on Oct. 13.

Healthcare reform: House inches forward, Senate delays

Friday, July 31, 2009

The House’s Energy and Commerce Committee is expected today to join two other committees in approving draft healthcare reform legislation.

Healthcare reform: House reaches compromise

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

The Blue Dog Coalition, a group of fiscally conservative Democrats in the House, has reached a compromise with leaders in the House,  according to a story

Healthcare reform: Moving fast?

Thursday, July 16, 2009

The Associated Press reports that the Ways and Means and Education and Labor committees expect to vote on the House's healthcare reform bill today.

First-month purchase option

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

This just in, courtesy of an e-mail blast yesterday from NRRTS: It's rumored that, to help pay for healthcare reform, the Senate Finance Committee, like the House Ways and Means Committee, will propose eliminating the first-month purchase option for power wheelchairs.