Monday, March 12, 2007

Bush Administration Ducking Its Own Commission on Health Care Reform

Joe Paduda reminds the Bush administration of its obligation to pay attention to its own commission over at "Managed Care Matters" today:

Bush's non-response

Actions, or lack thereof, speak louder than State of the Union addresses.

From California HealthLine comes the news that the Administration has failed to comply with it's legal obligation to respond to the Citizen's Health Care Working Group.

The Group was created by the 2003 Medicare Part D legislation and tasked with creating a national public debate on universal coverage to high quality care. It also produced an action plan that the Congress and President are supposed to consider in their legislative efforts. The President is required by law to respond to the report within 45 days; the deadline passed over four months ago.

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