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Baucus & Doc Payment

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For all of the bold talk of reform, the provisions of the Senate Finance Committee bill are simply more of the same. This is evident in the way the committee is evading the systemic problems that Congress created with its updates to its flawed Medicare physician fee schedule.

Since the federal government apparently cannot ensure beneficiary access in the current Medicare program–and since government price controls like those used in Medicare do not work–trapping more Americans into such a system through a government health insurance plan does not make sense.

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