Soon after House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi surprised the House of Representatives with a so-called Medicare “doc fix” that would cement important Obamacare gains, NCPA sprang into action and proposed an alternative.
Since March 25, this blog has been heavily loaded with articles addressing the topic. Unfortunately, we were not able to overcome the Obamacare coalition this time, and the legislation passed without amendments.
Many readers have asked why I did not address means-testing Medicare premiums, which account for about $34 billion of the revenue raised in the bill.
Read the entire column at NCPA's Health Policy Blog.