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House Proceeding on Sep 30th, 2009 :: 2:07:05 to 2:10:05
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Zack Space

2:07:01 to 2:07:21( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: pallone, for acting so quickly on this one, mr. space and i brought it up last week for attention. with that i reserve. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from new jersey. mr. pallone: mr. speaker, i would yield four minutes to the gentleman from ohio, mr. space, who is the sponsor of this legislation. the speaker pro tempore: the

Zack Space

2:07:05 to 2:10:05( Edit History Discussion )
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Zack Space

2:07:22 to 2:07:44( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: gentleman from ohio, mr. space, is recognized for four minutes. mr. space: thank you, mr. speaker. i se in support of h.r. 3663, legislation that i deprooed -- introduced with my friend, mr. terry from nebraska, which will delay implementation of accreditation requirements imposed on america's pharmacies, who offer service to medicare beneficiaries. i think that my colleague from nebraska, as well as my colleague and chairman pallone

Zack Space

2:07:45 to 2:08:06( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: from new jersey have done an ample job explaining the predicament that we find ourselves in with regards to the accreditation and sure the bond requirements that will be imposed effective tomorrow and i'd like to extend my gratitude to chairman waxman, ranking member barton, of course chairman pallone and others as well for their assistance in

Zack Space

2:08:07 to 2:08:27( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: providing this with the prompt forum for consideration. what i'd like to do is spend a moment explaing what the implications of failure to act may be on the millions of medicare beneficiaries across the country. in ohio's 18th congressional

Zack Space

2:08:28 to 2:08:48( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: district we have -- it's an entirely rural part of the country, we have some of our countries, morgan county, for example, is served by one pharmacy. one pharmacist in the entire county. if that pharmacy, for example, were to lose its ability to provide things like diabetic

Zack Space

2:08:49 to 2:09:10( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: test strips to its patients, those patients would be to drive up to an hour just to get to a pharmacy where they sell those. the net effect of that would be that people will not be able to buy diabetic test strips. people that need them desperately. one of the isss that has been lost in the ongoing debate

Zack Space

2:09:11 to 2:09:31( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: regarding health care reform in this country has been the challenges that rural faces in accessing adequate health care. as is the case with so many other issues, whether it bof access to technology, access to education, access to infrastructure, we have in rural america suffer from an access to

Zack Space

2:09:32 to 2:09:53( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: health care -- from inaxe sess to health care. we can't afford to suffer any further. this legislation will help overcome one of those challenges. so i urge my colleagues on both sides of the aisle for prompt passage today and i think it's also worth noting that this

Zack Space

2:09:54 to 2:10:08( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: issue is addressed in h.r. 3200, but because of this house's intent to thoroughly deliberate that legislation, we've not been able to see passage to this point. i look forward to working with

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