NOTE: This individual is not a current member of congress.
This bill would end Medicare as we know it, replacing it with a voucher system for seniors to buy health insurance coverage on the open market. Actuaries say the amount of the vouchers would not be enough for seniors to replace the coverage they would lose with the end of Medicare. [more]
On Passage - House - H.R. 3961 Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act of 2009 [more]
David Wu: and the great struggle in which we find ourselves today is the challenge of coming together, of coming together to help all americans be able to pay for their health care. and i want to thank my friend for his service as a physician and as a member of this body.