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House Proceeding 11-19-09 on Nov 19th, 2009 :: 0:58:25 to 0:59:40
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Mike Rogers

0:58:16 to 0:58:36( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Rogers: dealing with a warm and pete stark. that was -- i have to admit that was a veryood speech. i'd like to yield one minute to my good friend from michigan, a member of the energy and commerce committee, mr. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. rogers: thank you, mr. speaker. the s.g.r. fix is incredibly

Mike Rogers

0:58:25 to 0:59:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mike Rogers

Mike Rogers

0:58:37 to 0:58:57( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Rogers: important but this approach is disingenuous at best. let's go back quickly. in 2008 the medicare improvement for patient and providers act sponsored by my friends on the other the aisle had a 2 into effect for doctors this year. your bill, your issue, your 21%. you come here today knowing full well this bill will go nowhere.

Mike Rogers

0:58:58 to 0:59:18( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Rogers: why this is disingenuous is because two weeks ago you added about 16 million people to medicaid that shorts doctors hundreds of millions of dollars in reimbursement every single year. by the way you tax doctors and everything in their operation, their costs go the thing. you cut a half a trillion

Mike Rogers

0:59:19 to 0:59:39( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Rogers: dollars out of medicare, hospitals, home health services, nursing homes, hospice care. you cut medicare a half a trillion dollars. you know this bill will go nowhere. this is an easy fix. let's work together. let's find some offsets. let's fix it for doctors. and by the way, let's go back and take back that money that you have cut, a half a trillion

Mike Rogers

0:59:40 to 0:59:41( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Rogers: dollars, out of medicare for

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