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Congress at Work: Fifty Shades of Yea (video by Jon Stewart)

Congress passed H.R.2 amid so much hoopla that you’d think they cured Cancer, solved World Hunger, repaired Arab-Israeli relations, and got China to quit polluting the atmosphere, all at once. I’ve said elsewhere that I just can’t stomach congratulating Congress … Continue reading

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“Finally Friday!” H.R.2 fixed SGR, but what did it break?

FRIDAY April 17, 2015: H.R. 2 fixed SGR: But what did it Break? What else did that darn bill effect? Get the Handouts I personally watched seven hours of C-SPAN Live coverage of the Senate floor, beginning at 2pm ET, … Continue reading

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CMS: Claims will be processed with rates authorized by H.R.2

Confirms Extension of Therapy Cap Exceptions Process Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) have been instructed to implement the new payment rates in legislation passed just last night by the U.S. Senate, already passed by the U.S. House of Representatives two weeks … Continue reading

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SGR Fix Passes Senate Vote with No Amendments

All Amendments Fail to Attach to H.R. 2 After surviving multiple objections, including accusations of eight violations of Article 1 Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (H.R.2) was overwhelmingly passed by … Continue reading

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