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S.1776 Medicare Physician Fairness Act of 2009, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Oct 21, 2009 Cloture on the motion to proceed to the bill not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 47 - 53. Record Vote Number: 325.

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on October 21, 2009, with a roll call of 47 ayes, 53 nays, and 0 not voting.

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  • 58% of users oppose S.1776

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  • S.1776 has been viewed 9,361 times

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    • American College of Physicians

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    • American Medical Association

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    • Medical Group Management Association

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    • National Taxpayers Union

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Fox News Viewers Are Misinformed Study, The Critique | Article Trend - December 30, 2010 by Article Trend - I'll take that as a high compliment. Also, the 'Doc Fix' wouldn't change. But, it was negotiated with the PPACA (S.1776 in 2009) to bring reluctant doctors on board and then stripped before the CBO report. Happy New Year Allen. ...

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      As noted by Article Trend on December 30, 2010, "I'll take that as a high compliment. Also, the 'Doc Fix' wouldn't change. But, it was negotiated with the PPACA (S.1776 in 2009) to bring reluctant doctors on board and then stripped before the CBO report. Happy New Year Allen. ..." (http://article-trend.com/2011/01/fox-news-viewers-are-misinformed-study-the-critique/)
    • Lee Doren on the Fox News “Misinformation” Study | Verum Serum - December 27, 2010 by Verum Serum - (I think as early as October 2009, when S. 1776 was in the works.) In fact, I had personal friends at the time who wanted to know about the status of the Medicare Reimbursements, and I sat in on a meeting in Washington as S.1776 was ...

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      As noted by Verum Serum on December 27, 2010, "(I think as early as October 2009, when S. 1776 was in the works.) In fact, I had personal friends at the time who wanted to know about the status of the Medicare Reimbursements, and I sat in on a meeting in Washington as S.1776 was ..." (http://www.verumserum.com/?p=20172)
    • Corker Says Senate Finance Health Care Bill Could Raise Some ... - December 25, 2010 by Healthy - Weareokok.com - A procedural vote to move forward with formal consideration of S. 1776 failed 43-57 last Wednesday, October 21. “While I strongly believe in health care reform that will stand the test of time, Americans should recognize last week’s ...

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      As noted by Healthy - Weareokok.com on December 25, 2010, "A procedural vote to move forward with formal consideration of S. 1776 failed 43-57 last Wednesday, October 21. “While I strongly believe in health care reform that will stand the test of time, Americans should recognize last week’s ..." (http://www.weareokok.com/corker-says-senate-finance-health-care-bill-could-raise-some-premiums-as-much-as-60.html)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Senate moves to block repeal of the Medicare physician payment formula - October 25, 2009 by Ortho SuperSite - introduced the Medicare Physician Fairness Act (S. 1776) in an effort to permanently fix the Medicare physician payment system. “I am disappointed that we ...

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      As noted by Ortho SuperSite on October 25, 2009, "introduced the Medicare Physician Fairness Act (S. 1776) in an effort to permanently fix the Medicare physician payment system. “I am disappointed that we ..." (http://www.orthosupersite.com/view.asp?rID=44950)
    • Corker Says Senate Finance Health Care Bill Could Raise Some Premiums As Much ... - October 25, 2009 by Chattanooga Times Free Press - A procedural vote to move forward with formal consideration of S. 1776 failed 43-57 last Wednesday, October 21. “While I strongly believe in health care ...

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      As noted by Chattanooga Times Free Press on October 25, 2009, "A procedural vote to move forward with formal consideration of S. 1776 failed 43-57 last Wednesday, October 21. “While I strongly believe in health care ..." (http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2009/oct/26/corker-says-senate-finance-health-care-bill-could-/?breakingnews)
    • Gun Owners Win Opening Battle of Obamacare - October 24, 2009 by Opposing Views - So what Obama, Reid, and Pelosi did was to try to pass a separate bill (S. 1776) which would fund the anti-gun ObamaCare bill by raising the deficit another ...

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      As noted by Opposing Views on October 24, 2009, "So what Obama, Reid, and Pelosi did was to try to pass a separate bill (S. 1776) which would fund the anti-gun ObamaCare bill by raising the deficit another ..." (http://www.opposingviews.com/articles/opinion-gun-owners-win-opening-battle-of-obamacare-r-1256514765)
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