Insurers were quick to assail yesterday’s Senate Finance Committee passage of the America's Healthy Future Act (by a margin of 14-9) for its potential to cost the health care industry, insurers and consumers.

Though Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D.-Mont.) maintained the bill was crafted to have bipartisan appeal, the only Republican to vote in favor of it was Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine). "My vote today is my vote today,” Snow said. “It doesn't forecast what my vote will be tomorrow."

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