Articles Tagged 'Doc Fix'
Senate sends ‘doc fix’ to Obama
More than 15 Senate Republicans joined most Democrats in passing a bill that prevents a pending cut to Medicare physician rates.
On a 64-35 vote Monday, the Senate cleared the House-passed 13-month “doc fix.” In order to get agreement to hold the vote, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) held final passage to a 60-vote threshold.
“While I’m pleased with… READ MORE
GOP gripes about ‘bull—-‘ vote
Angry House conservatives denounced the Republican leadership for abruptly ramming through a fix to Medicare doctor payments on Thursday without a full roll call vote.… READ MORE
GOP to tie individual mandate to doc fix
The House will vote next week on legislation to delay ObamaCare’s individual mandate and prevent a cut in Medicare payments to doctors.
Republicans are putting the two bills together so that revenue generated by delaying the individual mandate could be used to pay for preventing a cut in doctor payments.
House aides confirmed that GOP leaders are looking at combining… READ MORE