Rep. Hoeffel Proposes PA Not Participate in New Medicare Experiment

  1. from psna newsletter:

    rep. joseph m. hoeffel introduced legislation that would exempt pennsylvania from having to participate in one of six regional areas for medicare privatization experiment authorized by the new medicare legislation.

    <font face=arial size=2>"this program is one of the most egregious parts of the new medicare law and is the first step towards privatizing medicare - something that would be terrible news for pennsylvania's senior citizens," hoeffel said.