Volumne 12, Issue No. 1
February 4, 2014

H.R. 3590

Historic Health Care Reform Legislation Signed Into Law!

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

On Tuesday, March 23 ANA President Rebecca M. Patton, MSN, RN, CNOR witnessed history as President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law. Nurses around the country should be proud of their hard work. This historic legislation benefits both the nursing profession and the patients we serve.

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Health Care Reform is Alive and Well!

Friday, March 5th, 2010

Just when everyone thought health care reform was dead….it’s baaaack!!! The last week of February showed the American people that President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders are committed to advancing and enacting meaningful health care reform. ANA wants to make sure you have the latest information on what is happening in Washington, DC!

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Current Status of Health Care Reform Proposals

Friday, January 29th, 2010

The Senate passed its healthcare bill, H.R. 3590, the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act,” on Christmas Eve by a vote of 60-39! ANA wants to make sure you have the latest information on what is happening in Washington, DC! Where is the health care reform debate going? What has happened since the Senate voted on Christmas Eve? All of your questions concerning health care reform are answered here!

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Current Status of Health Care Reform Proposals

Friday, December 4th, 2009

The Senate voted to begin debate on its health care reform bill and debate begins this week! ANA wants to make sure you have the latest information on what is happening in Washington, DC! Where is the health care reform debate going? What has happened the last few weeks? All of your questions concerning health care reform are answered here!

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Key Nursing Provisions: House and Senate Bills

Friday, December 4th, 2009

Both the House bill, the Affordable Health Care for America Act (H.R. 3962), and the Senate bill, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (H.R. 3590), clearly represent a movement toward much-needed, comprehensive and meaningful reform for our nation’s healthcare system. ANA has highlighted the nursing provisions within H.R. 3962 and H.R. 3590 and categorized them by Nursing Workforce Funding, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, and Quality.

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