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Obama Urges Quick Action on Health Overhaul

Posted Jan 11 2010 12:00am
The New York Times reports that President Obama has urged lawmakers to expedite the nation's healthcare overhaul. In his weekly Saturday address, Mr. Obama highlighted elements of the plan that would take effect soon after enactment of the bill.

He said people with pre-existing illnesses would be able to buy affordable insurance, children with pre-existing conditions would no longer be denied coverage and small-business owners who could not afford to cover employees would receive tax credits to buy insurance.

But this and other health care reform policies cannot happen unless the healthcare bill is signed into place by The President.

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