The House passed its version of health care reform and now awaits the Senate’s decision. The House voted 220-215 late Saturday, with 39 Democrats opposed and one Republican in favor of the legislation.
Like the Senate version, H.R. 3962 calls for the creation of a public option to cover uninsured Americans. Dubbed the “Affordable Health Care for America Act,” the bill would require nearly all Americans to sign up for health coverage either through an employer or through a government program by 2013.
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