Eric Zimmerman told Modern Healthcare on January 25 that he is “still confident that healthcare reform will be enacted. It’s too much of a priority for the administration, and Congress hasn’t sunk this much time into it” for it to fail. Mr. Zimmerman said he believes that House consideration of the Senate’s reform bill “remains the only possible pathway to getting reform done,” adding that he expects President Obama’s State of the Union address will give House members an incentive to vote for the Senate bill. “I think that the Democrats will realize that it is less desirable to do nothing, even if enacting health reform is not universally popular,” Mr. Zimmerman stated. Click here to view the full article.