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Ways and Means Announces Markup of Proposals to Improve the Health Care System for More Americans

Members Considering Bills to Provide Americans Relief from Failing Obamacare Co-Ops and Help Dialysis Patients Access Affordable, Quality Care
September 6, 2016 — Press Releases   

What: Full Committee on Ways and Means Markup

Where: 1100 Longworth House Office Building

When: Thursday, September 8, at 10:00 AM ET

Live stream available HERE.

The Committee will consider the following:

Dialysis PATIENTS Demonstration Act (H.R. 5942)
Sponsored by Rep. Todd Young (R-IN)
Establishes a voluntary end-stage renal disease (ESRD) integrated care program within Medicare where ESRD patients can access high-quality, coordinated care to improve health care outcomes, as well as save them time and money, and help lower costs to Medicare

CO-OP Consumer Protection Act of 2016 (H.R. 954)
Sponsored by Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE)
Exempts Americans from Obamacare’s individual mandate tax penalty if their health insurance was terminated due to the failure of an Obamacare CO-OP