Sanders-Marshall Bill Clears Health Committee Amid Bipartisan Offset Concerns

By Bridget Early / September 21, 2023 at 8:08 PM
The Senate health committee on Thursday (Sept. 21) passed out of committee a broad package of reauthorizations and reforms for the sector, but drew ire from ranking Republican Bill Cassidy (LA) and several Democrats for its payfors. The Primary Care and Workforce Act, a sweeping bipartisan community health center funding, nursing workforce and hospital reform package, passed 14-7, with Marshall and Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN) voting with the majority. The committee voted on set amendments introduced by several senators, including...

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