Lobbyist details health care bill’s sticking points

side note: The letter below details what one lobbyist believes will be the outcome of the healthcare reform debate. He says that healthcare reform will pass, but expects selling it to the American people will take longer than the president expects.

A lobbyist close to the battles over federal health care reform predicted a bill will be passed by Congress, but not before Christmas.

Michael P. Strazzella, vice president for federal relations for the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania in Washington, D.C., outlined for local business leaders Friday some of the sticking points of legislation.

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