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House Proceeding 03-16-10 on Mar 16th, 2010 :: 3:10:40 to 3:11:40
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Roscoe G. Bartlett

3:10:38 to 3:10:58( Edit History Discussion )

Roscoe G. Bartlett: house has the courage and the decency to vote to change it this week. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from maryland rise? >> to adress the house for one minute and revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. bartlett: health care costs are increasing at two or three

Roscoe G. Bartlett

3:10:40 to 3:11:40( Edit History Discussion )
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Roscoe G. Bartlett

3:10:59 to 3:11:19( Edit History Discussion )

Roscoe G. Bartlett: times the rate of inflation. obviously this if continues, it wilburry us. any health care reform needs to address costs. there are two major health care cost drivers, this bill is silent on one, that one is tort reform. some believe it may account for a fourth of all health care costs.

Roscoe G. Bartlett

3:11:20 to 3:11:40( Edit History Discussion )

Roscoe G. Bartlett: this bill does nothing to address that. our second driver is administrative cost, which may represent a fourth of all costs. this bill makes that worse by proposing to give the poor people a policy and incur the health care costs associated with that policy. we immediate to give poor people health care, the doctor, the clinic, theospital a tax credit for giving them the

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