MMSEA SECTION 111 – A LUMP OF COAL FOR CHRISTMAS
recently trying to find out why there was not more uproar in the insurance
industry regarding the Section 111 reporting requirement when the MMSEA of 2007
was proposed to Congress, we found that perhaps it was because no one probably
even knew what was coming. Note to would be lobbyists: If you ever want to
sneak something through the legislature, do so right before the Christmas
break. Take a look at this time line…who says our government can’t get anything
Title: A bill to amend titles XVIII, XIX, and XXI of the Social Security
Act to extend provisions under the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP programs, and
for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Baucus, Max [MT] (introduced 12/18/2007) Cosponsors
Latest Major Action: Became Public Law No: 110-173 [GPO: Text,
in the House.
Senate action sent to the House.
Pallone moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CRH16842-16855)
The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 2499.
conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to
the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further
proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H16900)
reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
for White House.
Public Law No: 110-173.
Set-Aside Allocation/Arrangement Recommendations
to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services