W&M Announces Markup of Bills to Strengthen Medicare Programs & Protect Taxpayers

July 11, 2017 — Markup    — Press Releases   

What: Full Committee on Ways and Means Markup
Where: 1100 Longworth House Office Building
When: Thursday, July 13, at 2:00 PM ET

Visit waysandmeans.house.gov/live to watch the markup.

The Committee will consider the following:

Medicare Part B Improvement Act of 2017 (H.R.3178)
Sponsored by Reps. Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Richard Neal (D-MA)
Makes targeted improvements to Medicare Part B programs, including expanding access to in-home treatments for patients

Legislation to reauthorize Medicare Special Needs Plans (H.R. 3168)
Sponsored by Reps. Pat Tiberi (R-OH) and Sander Levin (D-MI)
Extends and strengthens Medicare Special Needs Plans (SNPs), one of several important programs in need of reauthorization before the end of the year

Clyde-Hirsch-Sowers RESPECT Act (H.R. 1843)
Sponsored by Reps. Peter Roskam (R-IL) and Joe Crowley (D-NY)
Protects small business owners from Internal Revenue Service (IRS) abuse and helps ensure their assets are not wrongly seized under civil asset forfeiture policies

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