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  • Latest Action: Jun 06, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

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  • 100% of users support H.R.2020

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    • House Committee Passes IT Research Authorization - February 08, 2012 by Peter Harsha - We supported a substantially similar bill, the NITRD Act of 2009 (H.R. 2020), in the previous Congress, and believe the changes you have made to the bill – particularly to add a greater emphasis on computer science ...

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      As noted by Peter Harsha on February 08, 2012, "We supported a substantially similar bill, the NITRD Act of 2009 (H.R. 2020), in the previous Congress, and believe the changes you have made to the bill – particularly to add a greater emphasis on computer science ..." (/url?q=http://www.cra.org/govaffairs/blog/2012/02/house-committee-passes-it-research-authorization/&sa=U&ei=Irc6T5HVBYKs2gXBgvCdCg&ved=0CB0QmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNEdjCiLNV2W-SVsAyfqZoJIf-hKuA)
    • House Committee Passes IT Research Authorization - February 08, 2012 by Peter Harsha - We supported a substantially similar bill, the NITRD Act of 2009 (H.R. 2020), in the previous Congress, and believe the changes you have made to the bill – particularly to add a greater emphasis on computer science ...

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    • House Committee Passes IT Research Authorization - February 07, 2012 by Peter Harsha - We supported a substantially similar bill, the NITRD Act of 2009 (H.R. 2020), in the previous Congress, and believe the changes you have made to the bill – particularly to add a greater emphasis on computer science ...

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    • Ramifications of More DXA Cuts! We Need Your Help! - April 27, 2012 by HealthCentral.com - I hope you've been following the news on Congress' legislative bill HR 2020/S. 1096, The Preservation of Access to Osteoporosis Testing for Medicare Beneficiaries Act of 2011. This bill is to preserve the pre-2006 cuts to DXA's reimbursement rates through

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      As noted by HealthCentral.com on April 27, 2012, "I hope you've been following the news on Congress' legislative bill HR 2020/S. 1096, The Preservation of Access to Osteoporosis Testing for Medicare Beneficiaries Act of 2011. This bill is to preserve the pre-2006 cuts to DXA's reimbursement rates through " (http://www.healthcentral.com/osteoporosis/c/76444/152460/dxa-cuts/)
    • AACE Applauds Introduction Of House And Senate Bills To Preserve Patient ... - May 30, 2011 by Medical News Today (press release) - The legislation introduced last night, "Preservation of Access to Osteoporosis Testing for Medicare Beneficiaries Act of 2011," (HR 2020, S. 1096) will extend current Medicare payment rates for energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) tests, through 20

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      As noted by Medical News Today (press release) on May 30, 2011, " The legislation introduced last night, "Preservation of Access to Osteoporosis Testing for Medicare Beneficiaries Act of 2011," (HR 2020, S. 1096) will extend current Medicare payment rates for energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) tests, through 20" (http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/226876.php)
    • AACE Applauds Introduction of Congressional Bills to Preserve Patient Access ... - May 27, 2011 by TMC Net - The legislation introduced last night, "Preservation of Access to Osteoporosis Testing for Medicare Beneficiaries Act of 2011," (HR 2020, S. 1096) will extend current Medicare payment rates for energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) tests, through 20

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      As noted by TMC Net on May 27, 2011, " The legislation introduced last night, "Preservation of Access to Osteoporosis Testing for Medicare Beneficiaries Act of 2011," (HR 2020, S. 1096) will extend current Medicare payment rates for energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) tests, through 20" (http://www.tmcnet.com/usubmit/-aace-applauds-introduction-congressional-bills-preserve-patient-access-/2011/05/27/5539322.htm)
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