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Rep. Paul Ryan

Rep. Paul Ryan

Wisconsin Congressional delegation

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1233 Longworth House Office Building; Washington DC 20515-4901

Rep. Paul Ryan: key Medicare votes

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On Passage: H R 1190 Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act of 2015 [more]

Rep. Ryan voted Yes, which we score as unfavorable.
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On Passage: H R 2 Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 [more]

Rep. Ryan voted Yes, which we score as a pro-consumer vote.
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March 16, 2015

HR 876: NOTICE Act

Status: House passed

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 876 Notice of Observation Treatment and Implication for Care Eligibility Act [more]

Rep. Ryan voted Yes, which we score as unfavorable.
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On Agreeing to the Resolution: H CON RES 96 Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2015 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2016 through 2024 [more]

Rep. Ryan voted Yes, which we score as unfavorable.
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On Passage: H R 4015 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and improve Medicare payments for physicians and other professionals, and for other purposes [more]

Rep. Ryan voted Yes, which we score as unfavorable.
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March 29, 2012

HR 112: Ryan Budget Bill 2012

Status: House passed

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]

Rep. Ryan voted Yes, which we score as unfavorable.
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April 15, 2011

HR 34: Ryan Budget Bill 2011

Status: House passed

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]

Rep. Ryan voted Yes, which we score as unfavorable.
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November 19, 2009

HR 3961: Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act of 2009

Status: House passed

On Passage: H R 3961 Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act of 2009 [more]

Rep. Ryan voted No, which we score as unfavorable.
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Passage, Objections of the President Not Withstanding: H R 6331 Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act [more]

Rep. Ryan voted Yes, which we score as a pro-consumer vote.
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On Passage: H R 4 Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act [more]

Rep. Ryan voted No, which we score as unfavorable.
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On Passage: H R 1 Medicare Prescription Drug and Modernization Act [more]

Rep. Ryan voted Yes, which we score as unfavorable.

Blog posts mentioning Rep. Paul Ryan

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Trump’s great Medicare deal: Pay more, get less

Trump’s great Medicare deal: Pay more, get less

Oct. 14, 2019

President Trump's plan to 'inject competition' into Medicare aims to do exactly what Trump charges his opponents with doing: ending the Medicare guarantee of comprehensive coverage at an affordable price.

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Paul Ryan wants to Trump Medicare as we know it

Paul Ryan wants to Trump Medicare as we know it

Nov. 19, 2016

Back in May 2015, Donald Trump promised, "I'm not going to cut Medicare or Medicaid."

That was then. Now that Trump is president-elect, enter Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, who has long proposed privatizing Medicare, and now has not only Republican majorities in the Senate and House but a Republican president to presumably sign legislation passed by his party.

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Presidential aspirations for Medicare’s future

Presidential aspirations for Medicare’s future

Oct. 16, 2015

If you've watched all of the presidential debates so far – both Democratic and Republican – and you were waiting for the candidates to tell you if and how they would change Medicare, you are still waiting.

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Dirty little secret: Medicare is already privatized

Dirty little secret: Medicare is already privatized

May. 9, 2011

It’s a dirty little secret that’s right out in the open: The GOP has already privatized Medicare for more than one out of four recipients. They did it back in 2003 through the Medicare Modernization Act, legislation that sharply increased payments to Medicare Advantage plans.

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Even the Tea Party loves Medicare

Even the Tea Party loves Medicare

Apr. 19, 2011

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) and his House GOP brethern are throwing a party, and no one is coming – not even the usually reliable folks who prefer to party with tea.

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Updated: Who voted to kill Medicare?

Updated: Who voted to kill Medicare?

Apr. 18, 2011

The good news is that Ryan’s plan doesn’t appear likely to become law. The Democratic-controlled Senate and President Obama stand in its way. But the vote itself provides a stark ...

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Privatizing Medicare: less care, more cost

Privatizing Medicare: less care, more cost

Feb. 7, 2011

Rep. Paul Ryan wants to replace Medicare as we know it with a system of vouchers that seniors would use to purchase health insurance on the open market.

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