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Obama speech heads up

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September 09, 2009

Check your local listings. According to Politico, President Obama is "set to strongly endorse a public insurance option before Congress tonight but stop short of an ultimatum, leaving room for negotiation. Reaching out to the GOP, he plans to acknowledge a problem with malpractice litigation." For APhA's coverage of the speech, watch your Twitter feed and Facebook page, or check pharmacist.com about an hour after the President completes his address from the chamber of the House of Representatives.

Next Monday and Tuesday (September 14 and 15), APhA will host a Hill "fly in" with a group of nine state pharmacy association executives and a number of our elected leaders. We will carry the message again to our own Congressmen and Senators that pharmacists' services must be a part of any health reform package.