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H.R.2576 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the calculation of modified adjusted gross income for purposes of determining eligibility for certain hea..., 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Oct 27, 2011 Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 448, the text of H.R. 2576, as passed by the House, is appended at the end of H.R. 674 as new matter.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Ways and Means

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on October 27, 2011, with a roll call of 262 ayes, 157 nays, and 14 not voting.

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  • 33% of users support H.R.2576

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    OpenCongress Bill Summary

    • This bill would impact the 2009 health care reform law by adding Social Security benefits to the formula used for calculating whether an individual is eligible for Medicaid or government health insurance subsidies. According to the Congressional Budget Office, under the bill between 500,000 and 1 million fewer people would be eligible for Medicaid each year. Most of those people would be required to attain private coverage, or pay a fine, under the health care law's individual mandate.

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      Here's a summary from OpenCongress.org: This bill would impact the 2009 health care reform law by adding Social Security benefits to the formula used for calculating whether an individual is eligible for Medicaid or government health insurance subsidies. According to the Congressional Budget Office, under the bill between 500,000 and 1 million fewer people would be eligible for Medicaid each year. Most of those people would be required to attain private coverage, or pay a fine, under the health care law's individual mandate.

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    • National Taxpayers Union

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    Opposing Organizations

    • American Medical Association

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      I know that the organization American Medical Association opposes H.R.2576

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    • How Health Bill 3962 Affects the Middle Class? - July 14, 2012 by drlawrencekindo@gmail.com (Dr. Lawrence Kindo) - Washington, D.C.— U.S. Representative Diane Black (R-TN) introduced H.R. 2576, a bill that would close the loophole in the health care law that would allow some middle class Americans to qualify for Medicaid. Preliminary ...

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      As noted by drlawrencekindo@gmail.com (Dr. Lawrence Kindo) on July 14, 2012, "Washington, D.C.— U.S. Representative Diane Black (R-TN) introduced H.R. 2576, a bill that would close the loophole in the health care law that would allow some middle class Americans to qualify for Medicaid. Preliminary ..." (/url?q=http://www.medicalisland.net/miscellaneous/how-health-bill-3962-affects-the-middle-class&sa=U&ei=nQMWULCmD6Hi0QGL74GICQ&ved=0CC4QmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNFbsKQpH1rUr6Wzr3KduUL1ozAQLg)
    • How Health Bill 3962 Affects the Middle Class? - July 14, 2012 by drlawrencekindo@gmail.com (Dr. Lawrence Kindo) - Washington, D.C.— U.S. Representative Diane Black (R-TN) introduced H.R. 2576, a bill that would close the loophole in the health care law that would allow some middle class Americans to qualify for Medicaid. Preliminary ...

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      As noted by drlawrencekindo@gmail.com (Dr. Lawrence Kindo) on July 14, 2012, "Washington, D.C.— U.S. Representative Diane Black (R-TN) introduced H.R. 2576, a bill that would close the loophole in the health care law that would allow some middle class Americans to qualify for Medicaid. Preliminary ..." (/url?q=http://www.medicalisland.net/miscellaneous/how-health-bill-3962-affects-the-middle-class&sa=U&ei=QOMSUPqkOpDi8gSljIGYBg&ved=0CCkQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNGiuYVZAwhCboHuqrWWCVvvGpXmiA)
    • Stepp for Congress: Ten reasons you should vote for Stepp and not ... - June 29, 2012 by Kenneth Stepp - ... for Medicaid as well as the new health care exchanges under the Affordable Care Act in H.R. 2576, Roll Call No. 813, October 27, 2011, and the bill passed 262-157; but Kenneth Stepp would have voted against that bill. 9.

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      As noted by Kenneth Stepp on June 29, 2012, "... for Medicaid as well as the new health care exchanges under the Affordable Care Act in H.R. 2576, Roll Call No. 813, October 27, 2011, and the bill passed 262-157; but Kenneth Stepp would have voted against that bill. 9." (/url?q=http://steppforcongress.blogspot.com/2012/06/ten-reasons-you-should-vote-for-stepp.html&sa=U&ei=4Y70T677CeTF2QWsleHGBg&ved=0CC0QmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNEY1SC3SrL7MYPv81rYiGHIIWcrog)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Letter: This is Todd Young - January 12, 2012 by Herald Times - He voted for HR830, terminating the FHA Mortgage Relief Program. He voted for HR2576, which requires the inclusion of Social Security benefits in Adjusted Gross Income for purposes of taxation. He voted for HR3463, which prohibits taxpayer ...

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      As noted by Herald Times on January 12, 2012, "He voted for HR830, terminating the FHA Mortgage Relief Program. He voted for HR2576, which requires the inclusion of Social Security benefits in Adjusted Gross Income for purposes of taxation. He voted for HR3463, which prohibits taxpayer ..." (http://www.heraldtimesonline.com/stories/2012/01/12/lte.319507.sto)
    • Senate Republicans Looking at Contractor Rule Repeal, Thune Says - October 18, 2011 by Bloomberg - Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp, a Michigan Republican, hasn't said whether he would seek to combine the two measures into a deficit-neutral legislative package. The Senate bill is S. 1726. The House repeal bill is HR 674 and the health bill is HR 2

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      As noted by Bloomberg on October 18, 2011, " Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp, a Michigan Republican, hasn't said whether he would seek to combine the two measures into a deficit-neutral legislative package. The Senate bill is S. 1726. The House repeal bill is HR 674 and the health bill is HR 2" (http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-18/senate-republicans-looking-at-contractor-rule-repeal-thune-says.html)
    • Senate Republicans Press Contractor Rule Repeal, Thune Says - October 18, 2011 by BusinessWeek - Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp, a Michigan Republican, hasn't said whether he would seek to combine the two measures into a deficit-neutral legislative package. The Senate bill is S. 1726. The House repeal bill is HR 674 and the health bill is HR 2

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      As noted by BusinessWeek on October 18, 2011, " Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp, a Michigan Republican, hasn't said whether he would seek to combine the two measures into a deficit-neutral legislative package. The Senate bill is S. 1726. The House repeal bill is HR 674 and the health bill is HR 2" (http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-10-18/senate-republicans-press-contractor-rule-repeal-thune-says.html)
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