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  • Health Subcommittee Hold Medicare Extenders Policy Hearing
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    Physician Reimbursement Rates for Federal Health Programs

    Members heard from expert witnesses about legislative efforts to fix the sustainable growth rate (SGR), a formula used to determine Medicare payments to doctors.

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  • How the ACA Affects Medicare in 2014
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    Affordable Care Act and Medicare Advantage

    Witnesses testified on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on the Medicare Advantage program. Medicare Advantage plans are the private health coverage that older people can get as an…

    1,310 views
  • Suspension of Community Assisted Living Health Care Program Panel 2
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    Suspension of Community Assisted Living Health Care Program, Panel 2

    Witnesses testified on the cancellation of Community Living Assistance Service and Supports (CLASS) program. CLASS, which was part of the 2010 health care law, was slated to be a voluntary,…

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  • Medicare and Debt Ceiling
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    Medicare and Debt Ceiling

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi held a press conference in the Capitol Visitor Center ahead of the 46th anniversary of Medicare becoming law. Seniors Task Force co-chairs Jan Schakowsky…

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  • Underinsurance and Medical Debt
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    Underinsurance and Medical Debt

    The House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations subcommittee hearing focused on the problems of people who are underinsured and have debt or declared bankruptcy from medical…

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  • House Democratic Leaders on Health Care Legislation
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    House Democratic Leaders on Health Care Legislation

    The House Democratic Steering Committee heard testimony from medical and business groups on the importance of health care reform legislation. House members who participated in the hearing…

    478 views
  • Health Care Reform
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    Health Care Reform

    A panel discussion was held on health care reform. Representative John Dingell spoke on spiraling health care costs to Medicare, Medicaid, and businesses and individuals, and he talked about…

    336 views
  • Child Health Insurance Legislation Veto
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    Child Health Insurance Legislation Veto

    House Democratic leaders talked with reporters about President Bush’s veto of the Children’s Health Insurance Program. The veto was sustained in a vote in the House today. Topics included…

    57 views
  • Medicaid Reform
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    Medicaid Reform

    Witnesses testified about the National Governors Association’s bipartisan recommendations for Medicaid reform, the potential timetable for development of a comprehensive plan, and other…

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  • Medicaid Prescription Drug Reimbursement
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    Medicaid Prescription Drug Reimbursement

    Subcommittee members heard testimony on the cost of the Medicaid prescription drug reimbursement program reported from a lengthy investigation into Medicaid. They focused on the Average…

    243 views
  • Medicare Legislation
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    Medicare Legislation

    Following a meeting with President Bush on Medicare legislation, Secretary Thompson and House-Senate conference committee members spoke briefly with reporters about the meeting. They…

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  • Medicare Prescription Drug Legislation Conference
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    Medicare Prescription Drug Legislation Conference

    House and Senate negotiators debated Medicare prescription drug legislation. Two very different bills were passed by the House and the Senate and the committee worked toward reconciling…

    58 views
  • Medicaid Reform
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    Medicaid Reform

    Governors and officials spoke about Medicaid, health care financing, federal aid to states, and providing adequate health insurance.

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  • Managed Health Care Legislation
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    Managed Health Care Legislation

    Democratic House leaders talked with reporters about their version of managed health care legislation in the House. Similar legislation is being debated in the Senate.

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  • Managed Health Care Legislation Rally
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    Managed Health Care Legislation Rally

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  • Health Care Reform
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    Health Care Reform

    Congressional Democrats talked with reporters about the Patients' Bill of Rights legislation which is finished in the House and which will be debated in the Senate this month. They took…

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  • Medicare Commission Organizational Meeting
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    Medicare Commission Organizational Meeting

    Commission members discussed the commission agenda and timetable and made opening statements about what the commission hopes to accomplish. They outlined what types of changes they would examine,…

    63 views