GOP Health Chairman Pitches Major Medicare Reforms

Law360, New York (December 12, 2012, 3:40 PM EST) -- The outgoing chairman of a House panel overseeing Medicare introduced a bill Tuesday that would make major changes to the program including a premium support option and incentives for people to delay enrolling, and would also repeal the much maligned Independent Payment Advisory Board.

Rep. Wally Herger, R-Calif., current chairman of the Ways and Means health subcommittee, is retiring from Congress at the end of the year. He issued his parting attempt to reform the Medicare program as Congress discussed possible entitlement cuts as part of...
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