Latest Findings for Health & Welfare

Senators Voting for 'Doc Fix' Bill Receive Twice as Much Money from Supporting Groups




April 16, 2015 -- On Tuesday, the Senate voted 92-8 to approve H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, a bill that permanently eliminates the automatic formula that reduces Medicare payments to physicians.

How much money did senators and representatives voting to approve H.R. 2 receive from interest groups supporting the measure? Read more

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