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Deutch Hails Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Permanently Repeal SGR, Protect Low-Income Seniors and Kids

Washington, DC | Mar 26, 2015

Congressman Ted Deutch (FL-21) issued the following statement after voting in favor of the bipartisan 'doc fix' deal included in H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 392-27: "Today I was pleased to vote for a bipartisan deal to permanently repeal the misguided Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) policy that jeopardizes doctors participating in Medicare, and to permanently extend assistance to low-income seniors struggling to pay their Medicare premiums. In addition to building certainty in our Medicare system, this legislation also protects health care for low-income kids and funding for the federal health centers in Flori...

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Voting Record

Date Bill Vote
3/26 H.R. 2 Yea
3/26 H.Res. 173 Yea
3/24 Journal Yea
3/24 H.R. 216 Yea
3/24 H.Res. 163 Not Voting
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