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On April 14, 2015, the U.S. Senate voted on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 (H.R. 2) that permanently replaces the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula used to calculate reimbursements to physicians under Medicare. The Senate also voted on the Cardin-Vitter “Seniors’ Amendment” which was a Key Vote for AARP.
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The US Senate recently voted on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 (H.R. 2) that permanently replaces the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula used to calculate reimbursements to physicians under Medicare. The Senate also voted on the Cardin-Vitter “Seniors’ Amendment” which was a Key Vote for AARP.
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RICHMOND — The U.S. Senate voted on Tuesday on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 (H.R. 2) that permanently replaces the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula used to calculate reimbursements to physicians under Medicare. The Senate also voted on the Cardin-Vitter “Seniors’ Amendment” which was a Key Vote for AARP.
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Last night the U.S. Senate voted on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 (H.R. 2) that permanently replaces the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula used to calculate reimbursements to physicians under Medicare. The Senate also voted on the Cardin-Vitter “Seniors’ Amendment” which was a Key Vote for AARP.
Lobby Day 2014
AARP Connecticut volunteers and staff are visiting Capitol Hill today during Older Americans Month to urge CT's Congressional delegation to back bills, including the Older Americans Act, which can help Americans live their best lives.  State Director Nora Duncan and volunteer State President, Laura Green, will make visits to the offices of U.S. Senator Chris Murphy D-CT, and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives Rosa DeLauro, Jim Himes and Elizabeth Esty to discuss a variety of issues crucial to older Americans.       
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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, in the midst of Older Americans Month, AARP Ohio volunteer Michael Barnhart and State Director Jane Taylor are on Capitol Hill to urge congressional representatives to support bills, including the Older Americans Act, that can help Americans live their best lives. The two are making visits to the offices of half a dozen members of Ohio’s delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives to discuss issues crucial to older Americans.
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Hi blog readers!  It's Heather Heppner with the AARP Illinois Communications Team back with your Tuesday health care post.  This week, we're focusing on the budget deal approved by the U.S. House on Dec. 12th and how it could impact how Medicare pays doctors.  The article was written by Tamara Lytle - original article linked here.
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