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Official Source Documents

April 14, 2015 — Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (H.R. 2), As Passed by Senate

April 1, 2014 — Protecting Access to Medicare Act (S. 4302), As Passed By Senate & House

October 17, 2011 — Strengthening Medicare And Repaying Taxpayers (SMART) Act (S. 1718)

March 14, 2011 — the Strengthening Medicare And Repaying Taxpayers (SMART) Act (H.R. 1063)

June 23, 2008 — Republican Study Committee Summary of the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (H.R. 6331)

June 23, 2008 — Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (H.R. 6331)

June 23, 2008 — Ways and Means Committee Summary of the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (H.R. 6331)

June 11, 2008 — Preserving Access to Medicare Act (S. 3118)

June 9, 2008 — Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (S. 3101)

June 9, 2008 — Official Summary of the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (S. 3101)

May 21, 2008 — Summary of Roadmap to America's Future (H.R. 6110) Ryan (D-WI)

February 25, 2008 — Medicare Funding Warning Response Act (H.R. 5480)

February 25, 2008 — Medicare Funding Warning Response Act (S. 2662)

February 16, 2008 — Medicare Funding Warning Response Act (As submitted by Bush Administration)

February 16, 2008 — Official Summary of Medicare Funding Warning Response Act

December 18, 2007 — Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act (S. 2499)

December 18, 2007 — Official Summary of Medicare Legislation

January 11, 2007 — CBO Report: Prescription Drug Pricing in the Private Sector

January 5, 2007 — Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotation Act (H.R. 4)

January 4, 2007 — Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act (H.R. 3)

December 7, 2006 — ‘Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006

February 7, 2006 — HHS Budget FY2007 Budget Summary Pages 53-57 Concerning Increase High-Income Beneficiary Responsibility for Health Care Costs

December 19, 2005 — Official Ways and Means Summary of the Medicare Provisions in the Deficit Reduction Act

December 18, 2005 — Budget Committee Summary of the Conference Report of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005

October 5, 2005 — Medicare/Medicaid Amendments

November 20, 2003 — Conference Text of the Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003 (H.R. 1)

November 10, 2016 — Council President James A. Klein’s memo to members: policy priorities will need to overcome partisan conflict
September 23, 2014 — American Benefits Council sets course for Year 2020 with strategic plan for health, retirement policy
September 23, 2014 — American Benefits Council sets course for Year 2020 with strategic plan for health, retirement policy
September 18, 2014 — American Benefits Council to unveil long-term strategic plan at Press Club media briefing, Will set forth vision for health, retirement benefits policy in year 2020
November 5, 2008 — Council reacts to Democratic presidential, congressional victories
January 28, 2008 — Council staff available to comment on State of the Union health, tax and entitlement proposals
November 7, 2006 — Congressional election outcomes could have major effect on employee benefits
February 1, 2006 — Council urges President Bush to name Greenspan to chair Social Security, Medicare commission