TITLE

Staffers tweak Medicare bill; measure's fate still uncertain

AUTHOR(S)
Young, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Hill;12/11/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 144, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the Medicare bill worked by staffers that would prevent a scheduled 10% cut in Medicare payments to doctors in U.S. Lobbyists believe that House Democrats led the charge to fatten the bill, especially the provisions affecting health insurance companies. Senate Finance Committee Chairman has sought to win over ranking member Chuck Grassley and enough panel Republicans to ensure the Medicare bill could receive the 60 votes all.
ACCESSION #
28046490

 

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