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Senate Proceeding on Mar 25th, 2010 :: 3:33:40 to 3:34:45
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Max Baucus

3:33:36 to 3:33:59( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: down under medicaid and, thus, to avoid any penalty under this amendment. i'd ask my colleagues for their consideration. the presiding officer: who yields time in opposition? mr. baucus: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from montana is recognized. mr. baucus: mr. president, we all want to fight fraud, waste, and abuse. in fact, there are many

Max Baucus

3:33:40 to 3:34:45( Edit History Discussion )
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Max Baucus

3:34:00 to 3:34:20( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: provisions in this bill which so provide. and to add to that, when we negotiator the bill out, the white house came up with some even stronger provisions. they got screening, time to check for payment -- false and so forth. i talked to senator lemieux of florida who also has some really good ideas. i pledged to him we will do what

Max Baucus

3:34:21 to 3:34:41( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: we can to get some of that passed this year. however, the amendment befe us is just much too punitive. it's arbitrary, and in its numbers, and i think it's counterproductive, especially at a time when states are already struggling with their comid programs. i think it would be

Max Baucus

3:34:42 to 3:34:46( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: inappropriate for us to lay this arbitrary, punitive measure on them.

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