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House of Representatives Passes “Doc Fix” Bill to Increase Medicare Reimbursements for Physicians

This failed in the Senate, primarily because it is totally unfunded.  The cost of the bill is estimated at $200 Billion or so to reverse the “Sustainable Growth” of Medicare which was established in the 1997 Deficit Redution Act.  Here is an article with more detail from the New York Times. There’s been some…

22 Nov 09
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Senate Passes Cloture Vote; Debate on Health Care Bill to Begin after Thanksgiving Recess

The Senate needed all 58 Democrats and 2 Independents to pass Cloture and get the Health Care Bill to the floor of the Senate.  A couple of days ago, there were two Democratic Senators who hadn’t made up their minds.  Senator Landrieu of Louisana was brought on board with a $100 million gift to…

22 Nov 09
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