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House Proceeding 11-19-09 on Nov 19th, 2009 :: 1:03:15 to 1:04:45
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Richard E. Neal

1:03:12 to 1:03:33( Edit History Discussion )

Richard E. Neal: larger health care bill several weeks ago. please vote no. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california. mr. stark: mere, i'm pleased at this time -- mr. speaker, i'm to mr. neal from massachusetts. the speaker pro tempore: for how much time? mr. stark: for one the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for one minute.

Richard E. Neal

1:03:15 to 1:04:45( Edit History Discussion )
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Richard E. Neal

1:03:34 to 1:03:54( Edit History Discussion )

Richard E. Neal: mr. neal: i rise in support of this medicare physician reimbursement reform act and remind my friends on the other side that this is similar to the two-minute drill. we do this every year. think of the two-minute warning in professional h.r. 3961 is about preserving patient choice which is a fundamental element of our health care system and very

Richard E. Neal

1:03:55 to 1:04:15( Edit History Discussion )

Richard E. Neal: important to the reform measure that we passed about a week ago. this legislation will ensure that seniors on medicare and tricare across america can continue to haveaccess to care and to the physician of their choice. but conversely, this bill provides physicians with the certainty they need to opate

Richard E. Neal

1:04:16 to 1:04:37( Edit History Discussion )

Richard E. Neal: their offices in a predictable way and continue to serve medicare patients. it eliminates the steep payment cuts scheduled for next year, a cut that if it would allow to happen, would not have physician access across the country. h.r. 3961 is a good piece of legislative work. it increases payments to

Richard E. Neal

1:04:38 to 1:04:46( Edit History Discussion )

Richard E. Neal: primary care providers and encourages the formation of an accountable health care organization. it goes a long way toward

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