WASHINGTON BUREAU -- The new federal budget deal resolution maynot refer directly to private health insurance, but it could havemajor effects on the health market, an analyst says.

The Senate voted 74-26 today to pass a motion approving theBudget Control Act of 2011, which was packaged in the form ofHouse Resolution 384 -- – a measure “providing for consideration ofS. 365, to make a technical amendment to the Education SciencesReform Act of 2002.”

The House voted 269-161 to pass the measure Monday.

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