again, Texans in Congress are playing key roles in fixing our broken Medicare
payment system. The latest joint proposal comes from the House Ways and Means Committee and Senate
Finance Committee. Rep. Kevin Brady chairs the Ways and Means
Committee's Subcommittee on Health, and Sen. John Cornyn sits on the Senate
Finance Committee and its Subcommittee on Health Care.
Another bill, sponsored by Rep. Michael Burgess, MD (R-Texas), has already
passed the House Energy and Commerce Committee with bipartisan support. TMA
will work with all three of them, and the rest of the Texas delegation to
Congress, to come up with the best bill to replace Medicare's Sustainable
Growth Rate (SGR) formula.
leaders will meet with these Texas leaders before, during, and after the
upcoming American Medical Association House of Delegates meeting.
Action, Nov. 15, 2013