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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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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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Senate delays “SGR Fix”; CMS delays claims processing

After a “vote-a-palooza” session voting on amendments to the Federal Budget, extending overnight and into Friday morning, the U.S. Senate punted any decision on the bill repealing the sustainable growth rate until after its two-week recess. The House passed H.R. … Continue reading

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SGR Fix Bill Easily Passes House Vote

Opposition Fails to Materialize The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) by an overwhelming bipartisan majority this morning, despite all the criticism in the press about its failings and lack of … Continue reading

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