House GOP unveils plans to overhaul Medicare

(By – Dori Zweig,

In an effort to overhaul the Medicare program, House Republicans will start drafting a Medicare “premium-support” bill next year.

Fronting the legislative push is Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Kevin Brady of Texas, who is no stranger to an attempt to transform Medicare, reports the National Journal. Earlier this year, Brady introduced a new bill focused on preventing Medicare fraud, which included removing Social Security numbers from beneficiaries’ cards. Read more…


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