Medicare Bill Likely to Be Pushed Through By the End of the Year, Panelists Say
- Statement on House of Representatives Action on Medicare Reform Legislation. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;6/30/2003, Vol. 39 Issue 26, p829
Presents a statement issued by U.S. President George W. Bush on June 27, 2003 regarding the action taken by the House on a Medicare reform legislation.
- Statement on Senate Passage of Medicare Reform Legislation. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;6/30/2003, Vol. 39 Issue 26, p829
Presents a statement issued by U.S. President George W. Bush on June 27, 2003 regarding the passage of a Medicare reform legislation by the Senate.
- Progress slow in Medicare reform efforts. Frederick, Jim // Drug Store News;8/13/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p55
The article discusses issues related to the slow progress of the reform efforts made by legislators to the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA), the law that created the Part D benefit in the U.S. The administration of President George W. Bush argued in a veto threat that giving Medicare the...
- Message to the House of Representatives Returning Without Approval the "Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008.". Bush, George W. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;7/21/2008, Vol. 44 Issue 28, p997
The article presents the text of a message written by U.S. President George W. Bush for the House of Representatives on July 15, 2008 concerning his decision to veto the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008. Bush said that although he supports the primary of the bill, he...
- Remarks on Arrival From the United Kingdom. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;12/1/2003, Vol. 39 Issue 48, p1678
Presents the remarks given by U.S. President George W. Bush on November 21, 2003. Healthy Forests Initiative passed by the U.S. Congress; Energy bill introduced by the U.S. House; Debate on the Medicare legislation.
- Congress Overrides Medicare Act Veto. // Health Management Technology;Sep2008, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p8
The article reports that the U.S. Congress was successful in overriding a veto of the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act by U.S. President George W. Bush. It talks about the effects of the legislation on Medicare, the medical community and healthcare in general. According to...
- Pork Barrels and Lobbyists. Schorr, Daniel // New Leader;Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 86 Issue 6, p3
Reports on the two major initiatives in the U. S. Congressional session, wherein President George W. Bush won a resounding victory on Medicare expansion and lost on energy policy. Significance of the Congressional debates on both initiatives; Benefits of the energy bill; Information on the...
- Congress Targets Advanced Imaging Modalities. Volkin, Laurie; Dargan, Richard S. // ASRT Scanner;Aug/Sep2008, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p3
The article discusses the Congress' vote to override President George W. Bush's veto of H.R. 6331, the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008. A planned 1.1 percent increase in Medicare payments through 2009 will continue and a scheduled 10.6 percent reduction in physician...
- House, Senate snub Medicare bill veto by huge majorities. // Medical Device Daily;7/17/2008, Vol. 12 Issue 137, p3
The article announces that the U.S. Congress has overrode President George W. Bush's veto of the Medicare funding bill. By a vote of 383-41, the House of Representatives overrode the veto. The Senate also overrode the veto by 70-26. The override of the veto will reverse the scheduled 10.6...