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House Proceeding on Dec 19th, 2007 :: 1:38:17 to 1:40:08
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Phil Gingrey

1:37:07 to 1:38:17( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Phil Gingrey

Phil Gingrey

1:38:04 to 1:38:17( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: congress has decided to extend this vital program into 2009 and provide a level of certainty to state health directors that did not exist under our previous resolution. this is a good solution

Tom Price

1:38:17 to 1:38:31( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: and i encourage my colleagues to support it. thank you. . the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from louisiana. mr. mccrery: madam speaker,

Tom Price

1:38:17 to 1:40:08( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tom Price

Tom Price

1:38:31 to 1:38:43( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: i yield 1 1/2 minutes to the gentleman from texas, the ranking member of the social security subcommittee of the ways and means committee, mr. johnson. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman

Tom Price

1:38:43 to 1:38:53( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: from texas is recognized for 1 1/2 minutes. mr. mccrery: thank you, madam speaker. mr. johnson: i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the

Tom Price

1:38:53 to 1:39:06( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: gentleman is recognized. mr. johnson: madam speaker, today we're considering a bill that does some important things. one, it stops the 2008 physician cuts. two, it extends the children's

Tom Price

1:39:06 to 1:39:19( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: health insurance program passed the politics of presidential election and, three, it helps physicians who are called up for active duty to serve their country. but in reality, this isn't

Tom Price

1:39:19 to 1:39:30( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: the best bill congress could have put together. y'all need to know that. for th e first time, physicians don't know what medicare will pay them next year. in six short months, doctors will once

Tom Price

1:39:30 to 1:39:41( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: again be facing more than a 10% cut in their reimbursements. that uncertainty is no help when you're trying to run a business. when it comes to physicians who are called up to serve their

Tom Price

1:39:41 to 1:39:53( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: country and their community, this bill does deliver temporary relief. f. earlier this year, congress moved in a bipartisan fashion to temporarily fix an oversight in medicare. previously the law

Tom Price

1:39:53 to 1:40:08( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: created a red tape nightmare for any medicare physician who needed o to leave his practice for more than 60 days at a time. the bill before us today continues this fix for just six months.

Steve Buyer

1:40:08 to 1:40:22( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Buyer: by allowing our reservists to have one substitute doctor for their entire deployment. i look forward to working with my colleagues next year on a permanent fix for this problem. we need to support

Steve Buyer

1:40:08 to 1:41:13( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Steve Buyer

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