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House Proceeding 03-20-10 on Mar 20th, 2010 :: 1:11:40 to 1:12:45
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John J. Jr.Duncan

1:11:37 to 1:11:58( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: would like to yield two minutes to my friend and colleague, the gentleman from california, mr. garamendi. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized f two minutes. mr. garamendi: a moment ago i asked, madam speaker, i asked if we could focus on the issue before us which is certainly a meritorious issue. but apparently our colleagues from the repuican party want

John J. Jr.Duncan

1:11:40 to 1:12:45( Edit History Discussion )
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John J. Jr.Duncan

1:11:59 to 1:12:19( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: to debate health care, so, ok, guys, let's debate health care. a moment ago the speaker from wherever you are from spoke about somehow limiting the m.r.i.'s. you're absolutely right. the legislation does limit m.r.i.'s that are ordered by a doctor that owns the m.r.i. machine. there's blatant fraud going on

John J. Jr.Duncan

1:12:20 to 1:12:40( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: and there's blatant overuse and payments by the taxpayers through the medicare and medicaid program as a result of physician-owned practices. pharmaceuticals, pharmacies as well as the m.r.i.'s and hospitals and this legislation does limit it. you're quite right. we must limit that kind of overuse. i've been at this a long time. i was health -- i was the

John J. Jr.Duncan

1:12:41 to 1:12:45( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: chairman of the health committee in california in the 1980's when we limited it. i was the insurance

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