Senator Baucus Calls for 1099 Repeal

Sen. Max Baucus, D-MT, speaks during a news conference to discuss how to improve The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, signed into law yesterday by U.S. President Barack Obama, on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 24, 2010.  UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg Photo via Newscom

Senator Max Baucus (D-MT), chair of the Senate Finance Committee, pledged on Friday to introduce legislation that would repeal the expanded 1099 reporting requirement contained in the health care bill, according to the National Journal. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) contained a provision (passed by the Senate Finance Committee) that would expand… Read more »

What Will Finance Do on Health Care?

Members of Congress and staffers have the day off in recognition of Yom Kippur, but even with the break they are preparing for a contentious week of health care debating. Most of the attention this week will be on the Senate Finance Committee, which resumes its markup of the Chairman’s Mark health care language tomorrow. … Read more »

ASAE Opposes Health Care Amendments Impacting Nonprofits

As the Senate Finance Committee today continues to wade through hundreds of amendments to the health care reform bill drafted by committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT), ASAE has taken issue with two specific proposals that have generated concern in the nonprofit community. The two amendments in question, filed by Senate Finance Ranking Member Charles Grassley… Read more »