May 25, 2011

TMA For Medicare Private Contracting Bills

TMA joined the American Medical Association, 42 state medical associations, and 33 national specialty societies in asking House Speaker John Boehner to support and cosponsor the 'Medicare Patient Empowerment Act' (HR 1700) by U.S. Rep. Tom Price, MD, (R-Ga). Texas Reps. Michael Burgess, MD, Pete Sessions, and Sam Johnson are co-sponsors. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Ak) introduced a similar bill (S. 1042) in the Senate.

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