CHA welcomes bipartisan approach to health care policy

October 1, 2017
Sr. Carol
Sr. Carol

By SR. CAROL KEEHAN, DC 
CHA president and chief executive officer

CHA is pleased to hear Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., voicing a commitment to rejoin their efforts to craft bipartisan legislation that takes the first steps toward a more rational and comprehensive solution for our nation's health care delivery system.

We are encouraged to hear other senators from both sides of the aisle supporting this initiative and pledge our cooperation and help toward the accomplishment of this noble objective.

An efficient health care delivery system that works for all is critical to the American public. Unfortunately, the debate over health reform has become embroiled in protracted, partisan disputes. But we now have the opportunity to begin a step-by-step process to stabilize the marketplace and allow time for the genius of the American people to craft a delivery system that maximizes the value of our health care spending and service to all Americans. It is time to get beyond the bitter rhetoric and begin anew to improve America's health care.

 

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