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H.R.4994 Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act of 2010, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Dec 15, 2010 Became Public Law No: 111-309.

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on December 09, 2010, with a roll call of 409 ayes, 2 nays, and 22 not voting.

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    • American Academy of Family Physicians

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    • Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania

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    • Senate Approves One-Year Medicare Physician Fee Fix - December 27, 2010 by G2 Reports - Breaking News Current Issue - 8 approved by unanimous consent a bipartisan deal that would block this cut and freeze the physician fee update through 2011 at an estimated cost of $14.9 billion (HR 4994). The bill now goes to the House for consideration.

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      As noted by G2 Reports - Breaking News Current Issue on December 27, 2010, "8 approved by unanimous consent a bipartisan deal that would block this cut and freeze the physician fee update through 2011 at an estimated cost of $14.9 billion (HR 4994). The bill now goes to the House for consideration." (http://www.g2reports.com/issues/news/news/breakingnews/722-1.html?CMP=OTC-RSS)
    • Doctors Pulled From the Brink of a 25% Cut in Medicare Payments - December 27, 2010 by PDA National News - With no media attention or ballyhooing from the Dems, the Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act (HR 4994) was passed and signed into law by the President on December 15th. This legislation provides a one-year reprieve from a 25% reduction ...

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      As noted by PDA National News on December 27, 2010, "With no media attention or ballyhooing from the Dems, the Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act (HR 4994) was passed and signed into law by the President on December 15th. This legislation provides a one-year reprieve from a 25% reduction ..." (http://pdamerica.org/articles/news/2010-12-28-02-37-14-news.php)
    • December tweets « Skim - December 27, 2010 by Skim - Dec 10: At the President's Desk: H.R. 4994: Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act of 2010. 12 Dec. newsback Francine Adkins Dec 10: Wyden [D-OR] introduces S. 4024: A bill to reduce the costs of prescription drugs for Medicare ...

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      As noted by Skim on December 27, 2010, "Dec 10: At the President's Desk: H.R. 4994: Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act of 2010. 12 Dec. newsback Francine Adkins Dec 10: Wyden [D-OR] introduces S. 4024: A bill to reduce the costs of prescription drugs for Medicare ..." (http://skim.wordpress.com/2010/12/28/december-tweets/)

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    • Medicare Fee Cuts Delayed Another Year - December 13, 2010 by Dynamic Chiropractic - The Senate passed the bipartisan bill, the Medicaid and Medicare Extenders Act of 2010 (HR 4994) on Dec. 8; the House followed suit a day later. ...

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      As noted by Dynamic Chiropractic on December 13, 2010, " The Senate passed the bipartisan bill, the Medicaid and Medicare Extenders Act of 2010 (HR 4994) on Dec. 8; the House followed suit a day later. ... " (http://www.dynamicchiropractic.com/mpacms/dc/article.php?id=55056)
    • 1099 repeal foiled again, Politico reports - December 12, 2010 by News-Medical.net - The money was included in legislation (HR 4994) to postpone for a year scheduled reductions in Medicare physician payments. The House cleared the bill on ...

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      As noted by News-Medical.net on December 12, 2010, " The money was included in legislation (HR 4994) to postpone for a year scheduled reductions in Medicare physician payments. The House cleared the bill on ... " (http://www.news-medical.net/news/20101213/1099-repeal-foiled-again-Politico-reports.aspx)
    • Congress clears one-year Medicare physician fee schedule fix and other health ... - December 12, 2010 by Lexology (registration) - Today the House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bill (HR 4994) that averts a 25% Medicare physician fee schedule cut ...

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      As noted by Lexology (registration) on December 12, 2010, " Today the House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bill (HR 4994) that averts a 25% Medicare physician fee schedule cut ... " (http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=dc6fbe4a-633d-4de7-9643-2538c5d4c6a5)
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