According to Armstrong, House Democrats put a hold on a legislative process that forced them to take Medicare legislation President Bush proposed that would slow spending check information . A provision of the 2003 Medicare law requires the president to propose a savings measure if Medicare actuaries project that the program draw a certain %age of its funding from annual tax revenues. According to Armstrong, Democrats earlier this month approved Medicare law, Medicare spending enough to meet the requirements of the trigger reduces, but technically, the bill under under the requirements the trigger law. Insurers to says the legislature probably to tackle the trigger again next year as Medicare costs continue to rise.
CQ Armstrong Discusses Medicare ‘Trigger’ Bill, Health IT Legislation, Tobacco Regulation Mental Health Parity MeasureDrew Armstrong, a health reporter for CQ HealthBeat discussed delaying House efforts to campaign on a Medicare ‘trigger ‘bill , health information technology legislation, an FDA tobacco regulation bill and steps toward passing mental health parity legislation in this week’s ‘Health on the Hill from kaisernetwork.org and CQ. ‘.
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Finally, Armstrong discussion a bill by Rep. Anna Eshoo by House Energy and Commerce Committee. Chair implemented Henry Waxman , J. With optional three-year extension of new enhancements and instructions were. Loud Armstrong, Eshoo would their supporters and other democracy legislators who supports biotechnology companies join with some Republican to try to to Waxman Bill Similarly which Eshoo invoice . The entire audio Revision out of Health on the Hill, transcript and Inventory Resources for future research are available online at kaiser network.
Drew Armstrong, a Congressional Quarterly personnel Reportage discuss to overtake, the latest developments in in the effort to which U.S. Healthcare system, laws giving FDA regulator would tobacco products, and a new law would be which FDA for approve a generic version of of biotechnology drugs to this week’s Healthcare on the Hill out of kaisernetwork.org and CQ. Armstrong says that President Obama will, Senate Finance Committee Chair Max Baucus and other Democrats consider a public health Schedules option to with personal Plan, an idea that is in competition increasingly the biggest problem for Republicans. Last week, Senate Finance Committee ranking member Chuck Grassley , to difficult to achieve for the Democrats and Republicans a compromise on a public plan option, but after he did not want released the option for reaching agreement Armstrong. Armstrong says both parties must find a way by Rep. Problem of finding if they want to develop a bipartisan draft bill. It added that are considering the democrats who to push through budget the reconciliation process about health care reform legislation, but apparent were strongly angrily Republicans and decrease the idea that it a bill both sides of both sides. .