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Senate Proceeding on Apr 1st, 2009 :: 8:10:45 to 8:12:20
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Max Baucus

8:10:41 to 8:11:02( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: but is about using this kind of research to rash on health care. mr. baucus: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from monta the senate will be in order. e senator f mr. bauc: madam president, this is a amendment. it basically says this we cannot pay any attention to the fruits

Max Baucus

8:10:45 to 8:12:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Max Baucus

Max Baucus

8:11:03 to 8:11:24( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: of clinical research when making decisions about what is covered under health care reform. i fine that pretty amazing. for example, let's say clinical research shows a certain procedure is not only not good but it is hardful like vioxx that caused problems for seniors. this amendment says, we can't use that evidence. we can't use that information.

Max Baucus

8:11:25 to 8:11:45( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: we can't do that because it might say we can't use a certain procedure. vioxx. this is an ostrich amendment, a head in the sand amendment we want to take the benefits of clinical research so doctors can make up their own minds what the best roar is. we want the fruits of the benefit of clinical research to address the quality of health

Max Baucus

8:11:46 to 8:12:06( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: care. it's, i urge members to vote for health care, vote against this amendment. i might say, madam president, i misspoke earlier, and i am urging senator enzi and hatch to cosponsor this. they have in the quite done that this. the presiding officer: question

Max Baucus

8:12:07 to 8:12:23( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: is on the amendment. is there a sufficient second? there apprs to b second. the clerk will call the roll.

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