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House Proceeding on Oct 28th, 2009 :: 0:13:05 to 0:14:25
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Allyson Y. Schwartz

0:13:04 to 0:13:24( Edit History Discussion )

Allyson Y. Schwartz: challenges is the focus on nation's senior. our health care reform efforts renew our commitment to the health and security of america's seniors by entering a long-term fiscal help of quality of care for our seniors. the health bill adds valuable new benefits to our seniors and improves access to our primary care. i strongly advocated for ending the co-payments that seniors

Allyson Y. Schwartz

0:13:05 to 0:14:25( Edit History Discussion )
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Allyson Y. Schwartz

0:13:25 to 0:13:45( Edit History Discussion )

Allyson Y. Schwartz: pay for prevention services. right now seniors have to pay 20% of the cost of services such as mamograms and vaccines. as of january 1, 2011, seniors will no longer have to pay the co-pay for preventive services. there's -- this is a major win for america's seniors. and health care reform will close the coverage gap for

Allyson Y. Schwartz

0:13:46 to 0:14:07( Edit History Discussion )

Allyson Y. Schwartz: medicare part d, prescription drug plan, known as the doughnut hole. in 2011, medicare will pay $500 more and will continue to add benefits until we eliminate this gap in coverage for drug services. health care reform is a win for seniors. now is the time to act.

Allyson Y. Schwartz

0:14:08 to 0:14:25( Edit History Discussion )

Allyson Y. Schwartz: . the speaker pro tempore: for from louisiana rise? mr. flemin to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. fleming: as a doctor for over 30 years i have become a pretty good judge of health. we heard democratic leadership try to convince us that obamacare is going to pass and

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