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NTU Implores Senate to Pass Obamacare Reconciliation Package

by Thomas Aiello / /

Senators should support the repeal of Obamacare as the first step towards a free market-based replacement.


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Coalition Rejects Medicare Part D Price-Fixing Schemes

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We hope you will reject any risky tax hike scheme on prescription drugs and any efforts that would increase the cost of medical care on patients across the country.
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Keep Successful & Cost-Saving Drug Prices for Medicare Part D

by Pete Sepp / /

We urge you to oppose any attempts to change the successful and cost-saving process by which drug prices are negotiated for Medicare Part D.
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CBO’s Medicaid Estimate Missed Badly

by Demian Brady / /

Study finds that CBO's Medicaid estimate was off by $232 billion.
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Praise for House Hearing on CBO's Methods

by Pete Sepp / /

NTU commends Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price on his recent hearing regarding Congressional Budget Office's methods.
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Recovery Audit Contractor Program Saves Medicare from Itself

by Allyson Clawson / /

​On June 23rd, our friends at Citizens Against Government Waste hosted a panel discussion about the importance of the Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) program in regard to Medicare. This program is essential to cutting out inefficient methods and mon
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NTU Vote Alert: "Yes" on the "Protecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2015"

by Nan Swift / /

NTU urges all Representatives to vote "YES" on H.R. 1190, the Protecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2015. This legislation would repeal provisions relating to the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) contained in the so-called Patient Protect
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Five Percent of Enrollees Account for Half of Medicaid's Cost

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

A new report from the Government Accountability Office shows that a small share of Medicaid recipients represent nearly half of the program's cost.
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NTU Statement on SGR Reform Package: H.R. 2

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New information from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) about H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, has only added to the uncertainty surrounding the fiscal impact of the bills many proposed reforms. While NTU remains suppor
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NTU praises fiscal reforms contained in the PRIME Act

by Pete Sepp / /

On behalf of the members of National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I am pleased to offer our praise for the many solid fiscal reforms contained in the "Preventing and Reducing Improper Medicare/Medicaid Expenditures (PRIME) Act." This legislation would provide s
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